TWO IN AND TWO OUT AT THE WEST LANCASHIRE COLLEGE STADIUM
By Neil Leatherbarrow
It has been a busy week for Skelmersdale United manager Tommy Lawson, he has made two new signings to bolster his promotion chasing squad, he has also released two players and is very expectant of signing another player towards the end of the week.
The incoming players one of whom made his debut at Clitheroe last Saturday will boost the strength of the squad. Joe Evans a 20 year old midfield player from Hyde United who already has a wealth of experience for such a young player in the Evo-Stik Division One North, having played a big part in the challenge Curzon Ashton gave Skelmersdale in the division last season. Joe is a busy central midfielder who knows how to pick out a pass, he will undoubtedly be an asset this season.
The second player is a centre-forward who has been making a big name for himself in the division since the start of the season, Aaron Bowen is a six plus player who has hit 5 goals this season for Cammell Laird. Aaron will add a new dimension to the Skelmersdale attack and give Tommy Lawson more options to change his approach to opposing teams.
The two players that are leaving Stormy Corner are Craig Roberts and Rowan Garnett. Roberts is a striker who played during the pre-season but was unable to establish himself in the squad despite having been on the books of Stockport County previously, he joins Radcliffe Borough. The latter is a midfield player who has been on Skelmersdale’s books for over a year, who made a handful of appearances last season, but had also not started a game this season, he joins Prescot Cables.
Although, many might already know of the player that could be arriving before weekend, at the moment it is only being announced that the club have served seven days on a well known player and are hopeful that he will accept the terms offered him.
NOTE: The friendly that is arranged for Tuesday 6th September against Atherton LR, will now take place on the artificial pitch on Blaguegate and will kick-off at around 7pm. This has been done to protect the pitch at the West Lancashire College Stadium after all the rain over the last 24 hours.