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Richard Batchelor joins the Glassboys!

1 week ago By Steven Coney

We are delighted to confirm the signing of midfielder Richard Batchelor from our Evo-Stik Premier rivals Stafford Rangers.

Richard, 29, was at the game yesterday against Mickleover Sports and we can now announce his signing after all the required paperwork was completed.

A combative midfielder, who has mostly played centrally but has also filled in out wide and up front in the past, Richard joins us after a successful spell at Stafford.

He joined Rangers in October 2016 from Worcester City and went on to make 61 appearances, scoring six goals.

Richard also played a couple of times for Leamington at the end of last season, helping them to promotion to the National League North.

He has also previously turned out for Brackley Town, Hednesford Town, Chasetown and Romulus.

Stour boss Gary Hackett said: “We’ve signed Richard Batchelor from Stafford and he’s got a real winning, competitive streak in him.

“I think we’re in a strong position. There will be a team coming through the pack and our form over the past three games has been very good.”

As he has already played in the FA Trophy for Stafford this season, Richard will not be able to take part in our Second Round game at Billericay Town next Saturday.

Welcome to Stourbridge, Richard!

Photo by Wendy Hill/Stoke Sentinel

Updated 00:33 - 14 Jan 2018 by Nigel Gregg

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