THE great rebuild at Welshpool Town is underway.

Managers Gary Jones and Ben Kinsey have completed four new signings as the Maesydre club plot their revival following relegation from the Ardal North East League last season with the former top flight club desperate to arrest the decline.

Jake Mann has returned to the club from Chirk AAA following the club’s relegation from JD Cymru North.

Jones said: “We are thrilled to bring Jake back to the club. On his day he will be one of the best players in the league and it cements our approach of building around as many local players as possible.

“Jake knows himself the levels I expect personally, we will create an environment where he is able to perform.


“To achieve success in any league you need good players so starting were glad to start with him.”

Nathaniel Turner has also made the short trip from MMP Central Wales League North rivals Berriew.

Jones said: “We’re happy to add Nathaniel to the side, he’s a young and hungry player that believes in the project at the club.”

“I’ve known Nathaniel a few years. He’s a very raw, powerful and talented lad who, under our guidance at the club, we feel we can take to the next level.”

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The club has signed Jake Baker, who lifted the prestigious Emrys Morgan Cup this season alongside a second place finish in the MMP Central Wales League North

Jones said: “With the departure of our previous goal keeper, it was a position we needed to fill and Jake had a very successful season with Montgomery so who better.

“I’ve worked with Jake for nearly 10 years, I know what he brings to a club on and off the field. He’s Welshpool based with a huge amount of experience.

“To convince a player to leave a club after such a successful season, shows the belief in our project.”

Nathan Hughes completes the raft of new signings after joining from Abermule.

Jones said: “We approached Nathan as soon as we accepted the roles as he brings everything we’re looking for in new additions.

“Nathan is a local lad with history of playing for Welshpool Town. He’s strong, dominant in the air and a big character on and off the field.

“Nathan is someone I wanted to bring in, his strong nature is something I love in a player and it’s our job to push him to the next level.”