Re­leased Bower in switch to join Bath

Gloucestershire Echo - - CHELTENHAM TOWN -

DE­FENDER Matt Bower has signed for Bath City fol­low­ing his re­lease by Chel­tenham Town.

The 20-year-old was wanted by for­mer loan club We­ston-su­per-mare, who have dropped to the South­ern League Premier Di­vi­sion South.

But he will link up with ex-robins full-back Jerry Gill at Tw­er­ton Park.

Gill said: “As we con­tinue to build a com­pet­i­tive squad for the new sea­son, Matt comes with Foot­ball League ex­pe­ri­ence and the po­ten­tial to de­velop fur­ther.

“Matt has am­bi­tions to be suc­cess­ful with a long term goal of re­turn­ing to the pro­fes­sional game.

“I am look­ing for­ward to work­ing with and de­vel­op­ing Matt.”

Bower, 6ft 7in, made one Foot­ball League start for home­town club Chel­tenham af­ter pro­gress­ing through the academy.

He also spent time on loan at Cirences­ter Town.

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