Blues take shape

ARLESEY Town boss Jon Taylor has been busy recruiting talent for the club s return to the Ryman League this season. New players include goalkeepers Jack Rashid and Luke Bliss and defensive players Louis Lee and James Gray, who was captain at Barton Rovers

ARLESEY Town boss Jon Taylor has been busy recruiting talent for the club's return to the Ryman League this season.

New players include goalkeepers Jack Rashid and Luke Bliss and defensive players Louis Lee and James Gray, who was captain at Barton Rovers last season.

Midfielders Paul Stanley, Hitchin old boy Craig Rydeheard, Arin Fehmi and Paul Garrett are also being joined by strikers Chris Johnson, Michael McKenzie, Fabian Folde and exciting teenager Cameron Facey.

Those players already FA contracted are Lee, Gray, Rydeheard, McKenzie and Facey.

Retained players from last season are Stefan Shamlian (goalkeeper), James Dillnutt and Michael Cox (defenders), Paul Bloss, Luke Gregson and Kaan Fehmi, Stuart Beevor and Lee Tekell (midfielders) along with frontmen Ozie Foster, Danny Bowgett and Darran Hay.

Defender Ivan Finch is awaiting an operation on his injured knee.

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Their first friendly is at home to Dagenham and Redbridge on July 18.

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