The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier
Published 7th June 2012
,,,,his squad re-building by persuading the experienced John Hardiker and goalkeeper Zach Hibbery to sign for the Greens.
Twenty-nine-year-old central defender Hardiker was a product of the academy system at Morecambe where he made his debut at the age of 16.
He moved to Stockport County in 2002 for a six-figure fee. After making over 100 appearances for Stockport he moved to Bury before returning to the Shrimps.
He left Morecambe again in 2006 and spent some time at Fleetwood Town before moving to Forest Green Rovers, where he was club captain before returning north in 2009 to sign for Stalybridge Celtic.
He left Stalybridge in 2010 to sign for Tameside neighbours Droylsden for an undisclosed fee, and in January 2012 he left the Bloods and signed for Radcliffe Borough.
New Zealand-born keeper Hibbert joins from NPL First Division North outfit Clitheroe.
The 23-year-old, who is 6`2”, was amongst the top shot-stoppers in the division last season.
His previous clubs include FC United of Manchester and Accrington Stanley.
Hardiker and Hibbert join Sam Christensen and Lee Dodgson as new signings for Mutch since the end of last season.