JONNY Roberts remains at the helm of Forden United going into the new season.

Roberts has led the club since their resurrection and rise to the Mid Wales League and is relishing the new season in the MMP-NL Mid Wales League East.

Little else has changed at the Community Centre Ground with the exception of the retirements of goalkeeper Steve Rowlands along with midfielder Charlie Edwards.

However goalkeeper Jared Pugh has joined from the ranks of Llanfair United while forward Jake O'Donnell has also returned following a spell at Ardal North East League side Berriew.

County Times: Jake O'Donnell. Picture: Forden FC.

Jake O'Donnell. Picture by Ian Francis Photography.

County Times: Joe Davies. Picture: Forden FC.

Joe Davies. Picture: Forden United.

Defender Joe Davies has also signed from Berriew.

Roberts said: “Our aims for the coming season are really to just get back into playing football regularly again to a good standard.

"We want the lads to enjoy themselves and rebuild that interest in the sport, whilst also getting to test ourselves against some really strong, good quality sides in this new look Mid Wales League.”

Forden open their campaign at home to Bishop's Castle Town on Tuesday.

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Action from Forden United's clash with Rhayader Town. Picture by Ian Francis.

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Action from Forden United's clash with Penparcau. Picture by Beverley Hemmings.