Longridge Town make second defensive signing

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft has added to his defensive options with the signing of Brandon Lee.

Monday, 24th August 2020, 8:00 am
Updated Monday, 24th August 2020, 9:57 am
Brandon Lee has joined Longridge Town Picture: Longridge Town

The left-back's arrival followed that of fellow full-back, Jacob Ridings, as Ashcroft looks to build a squad capable of challenging for honours once the 2020/21 season begins.

Lee joins Town on a one-year deal after spending last season with Chorley, having also spent time with Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers.

Ashcroft told the Longridge website: "Brandon's a great young talent who I'm delighted to have on board.

"Like Jacob, he's impressed me in pre-season and it's great to have another new and promising face on board."

Lee added: "I'm delighted to sign for a club with great squad and management.

"I'm looking forward to playing and pushing for success this season."

Both Lee and Ridings figured as Town continued their pre-season preparations at the weekend with a hastily-arranged friendly at Southport.

With their scheduled game against Ramsbottom United having been cancelled, a last-minute trip to Haig Avenue was finalised instead.

Town were beaten 9-2 by a Southport side playing three divisons above them in the pyramid, Harvey MacAdam and Troy Carsley with their goals.