Antat and Smith sign up for the new season...

AXMINSTER Town signed two new players for their upcoming South West Peninsula League Division One (East) campaign at their first pre-season training session at Tiger Way on Tuesday evening.

Nathan Antat and goalkeeper Ashley Smith put pen to paper to rejoin their former Sidmouth Town manager Josh Stunell wjo is now joint boss at Tiger way alongside Jon Hurford. Line up, from left to right; Jon Hurford, Ashley Smith, Nathan Antat, Josh Stunell.

The Tigers are expected to confirm more new signings in the comings weeks as they prepare for their opening league fixture against Sidmouth Town on Friday, August 10th.

Before then they have the following pre season friendlies lined up;  Friday, July 13th H v Chard Town (7.30pm), Tuesday, July 17th A v Lyme Regis (6.45pm), Saturday, July 21st H v Cronie FC (3pm), Tuesday, July 24th A v Colyton (6.45pm), Friday, July 27th H v Bridport (7.30pm), Saturday, August 4th H v St Blazey (3pm).

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