Football: Harlow Town go close against Stortford as they announce new signings

Harlow Town 1 v 2 Bishops Stortford

Harlow Town went close against local rivals Bishops Stortford.

Jamie Cureton gave the visitors a first half lead before the Hawks levelled within two minutes through Christian Gyamfi, but Ryan Charles sealed the victory with a 54th minute strike.


Harlow Town FC are pleased to announce a number of signings following the opening three pre-season friendlies.

With some promising pre-season performances under their belts, Hawks boss Danny Chapman has begun the process of assembling his team for the 2019-20 campaign.

Oliver Gnandi, who has impressed so far in pre-season, has put pen-to-paper for the Hawks. A powerful centre-back, he spent last season at Hoddesdon Town.

Harlow Town have also signed Amar Lewis, a forward who was previously with Stanway Rovers.

De’Juane Taylor-Crossdale has also signed for the Hawks. A product of the Reading Academy, Taylor-Crossdale is a right winger or attacker who previously had a short spell with the Club during the 2015-16 season.

Sam Evans joins the Club from Fulham DFC, where he was voted the player of the season in the 2017-19 season. He is also known for representing the Wales and Great Britain deaf football teams and winning reality television show Big Brother in 2013.

Striker Christian Adu Gyamfi, who was prolific with the Reserves last term and made a handful of First Team appearances, has also signed First Team forms.

Samson Doherty is the next signing for the Hawks. He is a central midfielder who was with Molesey last season.

Alfie Fleming joins the Hawks from Leyton Orient, where he was a second year scholar last
year. He is a left-sided defender.

Finally, Elwin Lartey is another young defender who has signed forms. He has played for Hendon in their youth set-up before spending last season at Harrow Borough.

A club spokesperson said: “We would like to welcome all the players to the Club, and wish them all the best for the upcoming season.

“We will be announcing further player news in due course, but you can see the new signings in action when we welcome Southend United XI to the Harlow Arena on Saturday 20th July. Kick off is at 3pm”.

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