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Ben Reay signs for Shildon AFC

Shildon AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Ben Reay (subject to league approval) from Newton Aycliffe FC.

Ben will be familiar to Shildon fans having played 17 times for the Club across the 2018/19 & 2019/20 seasons (scoring 4 goals) before moving to Newton Aycliffe FC.

Ben Reay commented “I’m really excited to be playing for Shildon again. I played for Shildon’s youth team and made my debut for the first team when I was 17. Since them I’ve made over 100 appearances in the northern league and now I’m looking forward to testing myself in this league”.

Shildon AFC Manager, Chris Hughes said “We are very pleased to make Ben our first signing at the club. He is a player we have known about for many years and have always followed his career with interest.  Ben is capable of playing across the front line and is a player who will excite the fans. We welcome him back to Shildon and look forward to what he will bring to the team”.

Welcome back to Shildon AFC Ben.

Bateman signs new Deal

Shildon AFC are delighted to announce that Matty Bateman has signed a new deal with the Club.  The deal is a 1 year contract with a one year option.

Matty arrived from Bishop Juniors FC in October 2019 and has been an integral part of Shildon AFC reserves recent success and has made a number of appearances for the first team.  He spent part of last season on a sucessful loan spell at Redcar Atheltic FC.

Congratulations your new deal.


Alex White Pens New Deal

Shildon centre half Alex White has signed a new contract until the end of the 23/24 Season.

Alex has made 25 appearances for Shildon over the last 2 seasons (chipping in with 3 goals).  Much of his first season with Shildon (4 appearances) was lost due lack of games because of the pandemic and a serious injury from which he is now fully recovered.  Alex has become an integral part of the squad in our first season in the Northern Premier League East and an important part of the future plans of the Club.