Godmanchester Rovers boss returns to former club Royston to snap up two new players but first pre-season friendly is postponed

New Godmanchester Rovers manager Adie Cambridge. Picture: HELEN DRAKE

New Godmanchester Rovers manager Adie Cambridge. Picture: HELEN DRAKE - Credit: Archant

Godmanchester Rovers manager Adie Cambridge has persuaded two promising talents to follow him from his former club.

Central defender Robert Gwynne and midfielder Reece King have both agreed to move to Rovers from Royston Town Reserves.

Cambridge has also snapped up former St Ives and Huntingdon youngster Jack Jefferson along with two of Godmanchester’s own young prospects, defender Ryan Wood and midfielder Sam Brooks.

Goalkeeper Richard Stainsby, who played for Nottinghamshire side Radford last term, has also signed.

Rovers have postponed their first friendly outing tonight (Tuesday) against Barton Rovers at the David Wilson Homes Ground due to heavy rain in the area today.

They go to Yaxley this Saturday before hosting Soham Town Rangers on Tuesday, July 19.

The club have opted against making an early start to their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division campaign on July 30.

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Their first competitive fixture will now be an FA Cup extra preliminary round home tie against Great Yarmouth on August 6.

* Three other local sides are in action tonight (Tuesday).

St Neots Town entertain Chelmsford City in a friendly at the Premier Plus Stadium while St Ives Town entertain a Peterborough United youth XI at ProEdge Westwood Road, both 7.45pm.

Eynesbury Rovers have their first friendly as they take on Corby Town in a game being played at the Montsaye Sports Centre in Rothwell, 7.45pm.

Eynesbury boss Mark Ducket is a former Corby player.