Star striker Kieren Watson on the move…

Star striker Kieren Watson has left NCEL Division One side Hallam and joined Eastwood CFC.

A statement from the club says, “Eastwood CFC are delighted to announce the signing of highly-rated prolific striker Kieren Watson from Hallam FC

The club are delighted to announce the signing of striker Kieren Watson from Hallam FC.

Watson scored thirty-five goals last season for Northern Counties East side Hallam FC helping them to a third-place finish in Division 1.

When asked about how the move happened, Watson said:

“I played with Jeppo a few years back at Hucknall when they were in the Evo-Stik and we’ve remained good friends ever since.

“We’ve spoken about playing for him at a couple of other clubs he’s managed but distance wise it’s never really worked out. Now he’s at Eastwood CFC and we can get a full pre-season under the belt it feels like the perfect fit.”

Watson on Eastwood CFC:

“From what I’ve seen so far I’m massively impressed. I was shown round the ground and facilities the other day and it looks great. I can’t wait to get started”.

When asked about his aims for next season, Watson said:

“Hopefully with 4 teams going up, you’d want promotion as a minimum”.

“I’ve not seen much of this league so it’s difficult to say but I hear there are some good players at Eastwood so fingers crossed we could push to win it.”

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