St Neots is the perfect place for Sembie-Ferris
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Dion Sembie-Ferris insists he has ‘unfinished business’ at St Neots Town.
The attacking talent enjoyed a goalscoring return to the Saints fold last Saturday following a four-year stay at League Two club Colchester United.
Sembie-Ferris, now 21, joined the club late last week after agreeing to mutually terminate his Colchester contract.
He struck 21 minutes into his first appearance in a 1-1 draw for Matt Clements’ side at Stratford Town in the Southern League Premier Division.
Sembie-Ferris had a successful stint in the Saints youth set-up in 2013, quickly forcing his way into the first-team fold and featuring in a Hunts Senior Cup final success.
Then, after continuing to impress in pre-season ahead of the new campaign, he earned his move to Colchester, but he has remained an interested observer of Saints’ progress ever since.
Sembie Ferris said: “I hold the club dear to me as my time here – although pretty brief - made me into the young player I am.
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“I still feel I have a lot more to do at St Neots Town. There is unfinished business here and I feel we can really push on and achieve things.
“I’m thankful to the gaffer for giving me a chance to sign and everyone has been really welcoming.
“The club has great facilities, some excellent players and a manager who has been really honest and genuine with me.
“It’s obviously hard to come away from professional football and go back into non-league, but it’s not something I’m going to dwell on.
“I’m looking to the future and enjoying my football again, while hopefully helping St Neots be successful at the same time.
“I had one or two offers on the table and a few phone calls after leaving Colchester, but I’ve always looked out for St Neots to see how they’re doing and this is where I want to be.
“It feels like the perfect place to start moving forward again and it’s great to get a goal in my first appearance, although I’d have liked the three points as well.”
Sembie-Ferris made seven starts and more than 20 substitute appearances during his time at Colchester.
He also had spells on loan at National League South level in the last two seasons with Margate and Concord Rangers.
Saints are yet to win this season after drawing two and losing one of their opening three Premier Division games.
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