He has signed proven and experienced striker Reece Connolly.
The deal brings him to Priory Lane on non-contract terms until the end of
Widdrington said: "Reece is a player whom I have long known and
"In fact, I gave him his Conference National debut as a
seventeen-year-old at Salisbury City!"
That debut came in 2010, when Connolly was loaned out by his first club,
Aldershot Town, and since then the 25-year-old has compiled an impressive CV
including Farnborough (who signed him for a club record £12,000 fee), Eastleigh
and most recently Whitehawk, scoring goals wherever he goes.
Boro fans also had live evidence on Boxing Day of one of Connolly's other
talents, when he turned in a quite impressive shift as emergency keeper for the
Since departing through the revolving turnstile of the Enclosed Ground,
Connolly has trained more than once at the Lane, and he looks a natural fit to
provide an extra striking option alongside Nat Pinney, Jamie Taylor and Josh