Gary Forrest, Stuart Niven, Paul Conner and Keith Finch have been busy during the close season and have revealed the first batch of new signings for the 2017/18 campaign.
Darren Holden .
A goalkeeper who last season played for Blyth Spartan’s. The Bishop Auckland born keeper has also been on Hartlepool, Forfar and St Mirren books.
Jack has joined West from Northern League side Seaham Red Star, the Right Back has also played for North Shields.
Well known to Gary and Stuart from their Shildon days. The Central Defender has also played for Bishop Auckland, Durham City and Motherwell.
Central Midfielder Michael had played for North Shields since joining them from league rivals Seaham Red Star in 2014, winning promotion to the Northern League’s top tier just months later. McKeown was also in the Robins starting line-up for the FA Vase Final in 2015, a game they won with a 2-1 win over Glossop North End.
Denver won Man Of The Match when North Shields won the FA Vase in 2015 at Wembley. The Attacking Midfielder/Forward played his football at Morpeth Town last season.
The attacking Left Winger came through the Cardiff development squad, had some impressive displays at Darlington, Shildon and lately at Whitby Town.
Played for Gary at Shildon during last years campaign, the Striker came from Darlington where he played for four seasons. During his time their he won 3 promotions, and scored over 60 goals.
The U18 ex- Sunderland trainee has played for Newton Aycliffe and Shildon, the Striker has netted plenty of times for both teams and hopefully do the same for West.
Nathan joined West from local side Spennymoor where the Striker was not getting as much game time as he wanted. He came through the Middlesbrough youth academy. He has also played for Consett, Gateshead and Darlington 1883.
Darren is the latest signing Gary and Stuart have brought in. The ex-Hartlepool left back joins from last seasons league champions and triple cup winning team South Shields.