The two clubs have agreed a deal and the 21-year-old prospect has finalised personal terms. Now the talented playmaker is set to knuckle down and hopes to force his way into manager John Coleman’s first team plans for the forthcoming season.
The 30-year-old midfielder led Pools to promotion into the Football League at the end of last season, scoring what turned out to be the winning spot-kick in the playoff final shoot-out against Torquay.
The forward, who turns 32 next month, has played for the likes of Woking, Dover and Bromley in a goal-laden career and featured for Wealdstone in the National League last term. Now he’s decided to make United his new port of call.
Such was the dominance of the Southern League hosts that they could have had several more goals against a side that had acquitted themselves far better the previous evening when they lost only 3-2 at home to League One neighbours Oxford United.
Macc grew into the half with some fine, free-flowing football. Laurent Mendy headed two efforts wide, Tom Clare headed over and Edy Maieco was denied a certain goal by a superb blocking tackle by Stephen O’Halloran.
Clive Williams, 69, of Wellingborough, has paid the price after an incident in the 1-1 draw against Barwell last September. The pensioner shouted a derogatory reference about Black Lives Matter towards Kai Williams.
The 23-year-old had been the Hawks’ longest-serving player, scoring 25 goals in 99 league appearances, but has now decided to step up a level to the Isthmian Premier. He has joined the Hornets for an undisclosed fee.
Since forming out of the ashes of predecessors Rushden & Diamonds, the supporter-owned club have enjoyed three promotions to rise from the United Counties League to the Southern League Premier Central.