Merthyr Town Football Club are delighted to announce the re-signing of Eliot Richards subject to international clearance. The 28-year-old made 52 appearances for the Martyrs scoring 10 goals in his spell at The Met Coaches Stadium before departing for Hereford FC in 2017. Since then he has made 29 appearances for The Bulls, scoring four goals.
The forward player who has represented Wales at U19 and U21 level started his professional career at Bristol Rovers for whom he made over 100 appearances. After leaving The Memorial Ground in 2014, he has gone on to appear for Exeter City, Tranmere Rovers, Cheltenham Town and Weston-Super-Mare before joining Merthyr, initially on loan in October 2016.
He will now join the squad ahead of the Martyrs trip to South London on Saturday afternoon as they entertain Spencer Day’s Farnborough, before hosting Swindon Supermarine on bank holiday Monday (26th August).