Blizzard taking the league by storm with ten new signings

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Blizzard taking the league by storm with ten new signings

STORMBlizzard Storm are aiming to take Division One by storm next season having announced ten new signings ahead of the big kick-off to the new season.

The team have been promoted to the second flight of Jewish football, and as such, manager Simon Linden has confirmed 10 new signings have been made over the summer. Premier Division players Oli Henry and Ben Ellis top the new names, while former SPEC and Southgate Harmen players Bradley Cohen and Mitch Green have also been signed up.

Conor Brand, Ben Greenbury, Josh McManus, Rafi Maron, Aaron Salaman and Robbie Berwald have also all put pen to paper, with Linden saying: “This is a great opportunity for Blizzard. We wanted to take advantage of a late promotion and put together a team that can achieve. This league will be very competitive with a lot of good sides, but with the character and ability in our group we have the confidence that we can match any side. We have signed some good quality players, plus kept our existing core making up a healthy squad.”

Another major signing made by the club came with the announcement of a new sponsorship and training partnership with one of London’s leading fitness companies, ‘Ready Steady Fit’.


Linden added: “I’m thrilled to have ready steady fit on board, they are a great company to have sponsoring the side and the pre season fitness training has been extremely good. I would highly recommend http// as it’s done wonders for my squad.”

The new-look side have lined up friendlies against Spec, FC Team and L’equipe, ahead of the start of the season on 7 September.

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