Witton Albion have added former Brighouse, Halifax Town, Spennymoor Town and Farlsey Celtic defender Isaac Baldwin to their roster for next season.
After bringing speedy striker Scott Bakkor back to the Northern Premier League club in midweek, as well as midfielder Josh Gregory from Prescot Cables, manager Carl Macauley persuaded Baldwin to leave National League North Farsley Celtic after three seasons this weekend.
During his time at Throstle Nest, Baldwin helped them to promotion from the NPL’s top flight before being named in the league’s Team of the Year for his contribution.
The 23-year-old spent a large chunk of the 2019-20 campaign on loan at Wincham Park from Farsley, making 21 appearances and scoring three times.
We spoke to our latest recruit @Balderz7 about rejoining Witton Albion after his loan spell last season.
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Baldwin told the club’s fans the reception he’d received from them before the onset of the coronavirus played its role in his decision to join on a permanent basis.
He told the club’s website: “I loved my time here last season and it played a big part in me signing. I’ve spoken to a few clubs during the off season but I felt that Witton was the best option for me and I’m looking forward to getting going now.”
Witton Albion spokesperson Paul Harper added: “We would like to extend a warm welcome back to Isaac and wish him well back at the club.”
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