Date: Mon 03 Jul 2023

By Steve Whitney

Allinson Gets Busy at Hendon

Pitching In Southern League Premier Division South club Hendon have been busy over the last couple of days.

Jason Banton signs

Jason Banton signs

Manager Lee Allinson has brought in experienced wide player Jason Banton, midfielder Kai Brosnan, striker Florian Ada and young defender George Alfieri.

Banton, now 30, joins the Greens from Isthmian League Premier Division side Brightlingsea Regent, where he had been since February 2023 after arriving from Herne Bay.

He had been with Bay since October 2022 having arrived from Isthmian South East side Sittingbourne.

He had signed for `Bourne in June 2022 from Isthmian Premier side Kingstonian.

He had been with the Ks since May 2021 after arriving from league rivals Cray Wanderers.

He had moved to the Wands in the summer of 2020 from Isthmian North side Romford, who he joined in early December 2019 from National League South side Braintree Town.

He had been with the Iron after arriving from National League outfit Torquay United in August 2019.

He spent the 2018/19 season on loan at now Southern Premier South outfit Truro City.

He was an England under-17 international and had a number of clubs as a young player, spending time at Arsenal, Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool and Leicester City, before making his debut in the Football League at Burton Albion in October 2011.

He signed with Crystal Palace in 2012 and was loaned out to Plymouth Argyle and MK Dons before joining Plymouth permanently in January 2014.

He signed with Wycombe Wanderers in June 2015 and spent a brief time on loan at Hartlepool United.

In February 2016 he signed for Notts County until the end of the 2015/16 season, he was released by the Magpies at the end of the season and signed for Crawley Town, subsequently going on loan to Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle.

At the end of the 2016/17 season, he was released by Crawley and joined National League side Woking.

In June 2018 he joined Torquay and had loan spells at St Albans City and Dulwich Hamlet as well as the White Tigers.

Brosnan has put pen-to-paper, joining from league rivals Harrow Borough.

He had joined Boro in September 2022 from Hadley.

He was previously with North Greenford United and Hanwell Town.

Another exciting forward with pace to burn, he scored 11 times for Boro last season.

Ada moves to Silver Jubilee Park from Isthmian South Central side Westfield.

The 19-year-old had moved to Westfield in October 2022 from Hayes & Yeading United, where he had been since July 2022.

He was a prolific scorer with North Greenford United’s under-18s in 2021/22.

He also played senior football for Combined Counties Football League side Langley FC.

Alfieri is a 21-year-old right-back who signs after spending last season with Southern Division One Central side Hadley.

He had joined Hadley in November 2021 from Thurlow Nunn Leaguers Park View but his season was ended very early due to serious injury.

He was originally with Barnet and was also on the books at Huddersfield Town at under-19 level. He signed for Cheshunt in July 2021.

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