STONEHOUSE TOWN boss Phil Orsborn has strengthened  his squad ahead of next week’s local derby against Hellenic League rivals Shortwood United.

Orsborn has swooped for strikers Liam Orchard and Dan Gittings from Tytherington Rocks and Cheltenham Saracens respectively.

orsborn said: “I'm excited to be working with ex-Bristol city and Gloucester City forward Liam Orchard and Dan Gittings and both will be available for the local derby at home to Shortwood a week on Saturday.

“They will add value and get us focused on climbing back up the league. Both players are committed and looking forward to adding value and the quality they will bring will be exciting to watch. I will be continuing to strengthen the squad, so we have a strong second half of the season."