Braintree Town have signed full-back Ryan Watts ahead of tomorrow night’s home game against Forest Green Rovers in the Blue Square Bet Premier.

Boss Alan Devonshire has signed the 24-year-old left-sided former AFC Wimbledon and Brentford player from Evo-Stik Southern League premier division side St Albans City.

Watts has made 17 appearances for St Albans this year and Devonshire was pleased to increase the competition for places in his squad.

He said: “We signed Ryan on Saturday and he’ll add some good competition on the left of the team as he can also play in midfield.

“It just gives me more cover and that’s what I wanted.”

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