NEWTOWN Football Club have completed the signing of Lewis Short.

The 29 year old defender arrives at Latham Park from Northern Premier League side Leek Town having also represented Congleton, Nantwich, Northwich, Altrincham and Chorley in the English non league since his release by Crewe Alexandra.

Short has previous Welsh Premier experience having worn the colours of Connahs Quay Nomads, Airbus UK Broughton and Bala Town.

Short follows the arrival of strikers George Harry and Ian Sheridan and midfielder Niall Flint to Latham Park this summer.

Manager Chris Hughes said: "Lewis is a player who will add a huge amount of experience to our squad and we are delighted that he has committed to us this season."