The Evo-Stik League Southern
Published 7th June 2012
.....players and have re-signed several of last season`s squad.
New to Foresters` supporters are Geraint Bater, Karim Rendall and Jack Camm, while Sam O`Sullivan returns to The Causeway for a second spell.
Bater joins from Mangotsfield United, who signed him in June 2008 from Clevedon Town.
He began his career as a professional with Bristol Rovers before having a brief period at Tiverton Town after being released.
Spells at Clevedon, Brislington and Bristol Manor Farm were followed by a second stint at Clevedon where he remained for three seasons.
In the summer of 2005 he made the switch to Taunton Town under the management of Peter Beadle, whom he followed to Newport County in October 2005.
After one season with the Exiles he returned to Clevedon in July 2006.
Camm is a former Bristol Rovers youth team midfielder.
The 18-year-old played for Toolstation Western League side Oldland Abbotonians and was also on the books of Blue Square Bet South outfit Weston-super-Mare last season.
Rendall is another arrival from Mangotsfield, whom he returned to at the end of August 2011 after starting the season in the Western League Division One with Roman Glass St George.
A pacey winger who can also play as a striker, he originally joined Mangos in the summer of 2010 from Bristol Premier Combination AEK Boco where he scored twenty six goals during the 2009/10 campaign.
In his first season with Mangos he scored twelve goals and after adjusting to the higher level of football finished the season strongly.
O`Sullivan – a third arrival from Cossham Street - signed for Mangotsfield on deadline day 2010 from Cinderford.
He began his career a youngster at Cardiff City during which time he represented Wales Schoolboys.
After being released by Cardiff he progressed through Newport County's Academy system to make over 150 appearances for the Exiles.
Ahead of the 2008/09 season he joined for Merthyr Tydfil before opting to sign for Welsh Premier side Carmarthen Town in the summer of 2009.
After a short stay at Carmarthen, O'Sullivan returned to the Southern League when signing for Cinderford in September 2009.
Meanwhile, Craig Tait returns to the Foresters` squad after knee surgery. Tait originally signed for Cinderford from Ellwood in 2005. He had also spent time with Cheltenham Town and Aston Villa as a youth player.
From last season`s squad, managers` player of the year Ben John, supporters` and players` player of the year Greg Lewis along with Dale Evans, Warren Archer, Matt Smith, Dan Harrison, Danny Haines, Ashley Malcolm, Andy Lewis, Nick Hancock, Matt Barnes and Lewis Sommers have all re-signed for the club.
Yet to confirm, however, are Dean Lee, Nick McCootie and Kris Miller.