Elliott Osborne

Nantwich Town new signing Elliott Osborne is delighted to return to the club following a spell at Evo-stik First Division South side Newcastle Town.

He trained with club on Tuesday and Thursday ahead of the trip to Matlock Town tomorrow (Saturday Feb 28).

Osborne said: “I know Parky [Phil Parkinson] quite well.

“He was with me at Newcastle Town and I like the way he goes about things.

It’s local club for me, only about 10 minutes away.

“I feel it’s a great club and they have great facilities.”

Having trained with Nantwich Town in pre-season, he already knows a couple of his new teammates.

But he was delighted with the welcoming return he got at the Weaver Stadium.

“It been really nice,” said the 18-year-old.

“I met them on Tuesday and they have been very welcoming.

“There are some new faces. 

“But there are a couple that I knew from pre-season. I was only there for a short period and I know of a few of them.”

Nantwich make the trip to Matlock on Saturday in a big clash in the Evo-stik Northern Premier League Premier Division.

Osborne is hoping to start the game.

He said: “I would love to, but I don’t think I will.

“It is a massive clash, with both teams being so close to each other in the table, and it’s a bit of six pointer.

“I am really excited for the game.

“I think we can win it I have trained with the lads twice and everyone looks sharp.

“I watched the game on Saturday against Halesowen.

“Nantwich did well and ripped them apart. It looked like [Nantwich] were the team in 9th place and Halesowen were 18th.”

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