AFC Telford United manager Rob Smith was very busy in the transfer market, completing the signing of four players in time for Saturday’s game against Gainsborough Trinity. 

The Bucks boss completed a double loan swoop from National League side Solihull Moors for Eddie Jones and Lewis Hayden.




The versatile midfielder Jones has been a product of the Forest Green Rovers academy where he went onto captain the under-18 team to league cup success in 2009 which helped earn a move to Gloucester City.

The opportunity to play football in America proved too good to turn down and he moved to play for Major League Soccer side DC United in 2011, where he was a regular for their under-23 side.

After his time at Dayton, Jones played for Ottawa Fury and FC London in Canada, both professional North American Soccer League sides, before short spells at the Evergreen Diplomats and IFK Maryland in the recently formed American Soccer League during 2015.

Hayden joins the club as an attacking midfielder.

He has progressed through the Moors` youth ranks and skippered the under-18 side before moving into the first-team scene.

The Bucks also announced the double signing of Henry Cameron and Luke Higham from League Two side Blackpool.

Cameron is an English-born New Zealand right-sided midfielder.

He began his career with Blackpool at the age of 13 before signing an eighteen-month professional contract in 2015.

The young midfielder scored his first goal for the club in April 2015 against Cardiff City before going onto make twenty-five appearance for the Seasiders.

After suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury that left him out for the whole 2016/16 season, Cameron joins the Bucks as he looks to help Smith`s men climb the National League North table.

Higham also joins the Bucks from Blackpool on a one-month loan deal.

Higham, who plays as a left-back, signed his first professional contact at Blackpool in May 2015 after a ten-year association with the club.

He made his first-team debut for the Seasiders in October in a 2-1 victory over Port Vale in Vale Park.
 
Source: www.footballconference.co.uk


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