Stephen Skinner has followed up his promise and brought in 4 new players to strengthen the team. Former players Lewis Galpin and Brian Close both return, they were at West when Peter Dixon was in charge and played a part in the FA Vase Finals at Wembley. Also Joining are Grant Hickman and Andrew Brown, Grant was in the Newton Aycliffe team which beat West in last years DCC cup final, 6-3′ centre back will help shore up the defence. Andrew who plays in Centre midfield has captained Washington this season and helped South Shields to become Division 2 champions last season. Welcome to the club.