Former York City goalkeeper Reid rejoins Tadcaster Albion

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Tadcaster Albion have stepped up their push for promotion by signing experienced goalkeeper Arran Reid.

The former York City player signed for the club on Friday and is expected to go straight into the starting line-up at Lincoln Moorlands Railway on Saturday.

Reid, 27, previously played for The Brewers in 2012, before spells at Pickering Town, Scarborough Athletic and has most recently Selby Town.

The stopper earned promotion from the Northern Counties East League Premier Division with Athletic last season.

Albion lie second in NCEL Premier this season, three points behind leaders Barton Town Old Boys.

Albion director James Gore said: “Everyone associated with Tadcaster Albion knows all about Arran’s goalkeeping talents.

“He is a top quality keeper and we’re delighted that he’s joined us at this crucial stage of the season.

“Arran brings with him plenty of experience which we can hopefully draw on in these last 15 games.”

Reid, who grew up in York, said: “I’m really pleased to be back at Tadcaster Albion and hopefully I can play my part in the push for promotion.

“These are exciting times for Taddy, and I just can’t wait to get started.”

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Leon Wrigglesworth confirmed he has left Albion after a “disagreement” with manager Paul marshall.

Wrigglesworth was sent off for his part in the brawl which marred Albion’s 5-3 defeat at Basford United earlier this month.

He was handed a four match suspension by the West Riding County FA and had has since been sidelined with a shoulder ligament injury.