Aden Baldwin and Ashley Harper join Weston Football Club on loan from Bristol City

Marc McGregor

Marc McGregor - Credit: Archant

Weston Football Club will take to the field for their opening match of the National League South season in just five days time, and new manager Marc McGregor has added two players to his squad ahead of the new season.

Aden Baldwin – who spent much of last season on loan at The Woodspring Stadium – returns under McGregor and the centre back will be hoping to add to his 26 starts in the last campaign.

MORE: Midfielder Dayle Grubb swaps his boots for the saddle in charity challenge, The 20-year-old will be joined by right back Ashley Harper, who joined the Robins when he was just 17.

Now at 19 years old, he is hoping to play football regularly and joins the Seagulls, and McGregor said he is ‘delighted’ with his new recruits.

MORE: Read about the Seagulls’ other new signings, including the return of Tristan Plummer. He said: “I am delighted to have two youngsters who can help our drive forward in the coming season. Aden is well known to supporters and I know they will welcome him back,

“Ashley is new to the club but again I am sure the supporters will welcome him.”

MORE: Read the Mercury’s first interview with new manager Marc McGregor.