Prior to Saturday’s FA Cup Preliminary Round tie at Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division North rivals Prescot….
…..Cables, Warrington Town boss Joey Dunn has been hot on the heels of a goalkeeper, after recent signing David Stephenson left Cantilever Park.
Taking his place is a former Football League and Conference keeper, who has a wealth of experience.
Thirty-six-year-old Mark Westhead has signed for Warrington after beginning his career at Bolton Wanderers as an apprentice.
On his release from Bolton he had a brief spell in the Republic of Ireland playing for Sligo Rovers, before returning to England to represent Telford United and then Kidderminster Harriers.
Later in the 1998/99 season, good performances saw a return to League football with Wycombe Wanderers where the highlight of his three-year spell was reaching the FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool, played at Villa Park.
Westhead returned to his native North West with a year spell at Leigh RMI. He them moved to Stevenage Borough with whom he spent three years ending with a play-off final defeat.
A spell at Hyde United was followed by a brief stay at Droylsden and later he represented Northwich Victoria.
He is currently academy coach at his home-town club, Blackpool.
Warrington`s first-team coach James Standing said: “I worked with Mark at Leigh RMI in our younger days and he is a top quality keeper. He has had a great career and it gets even better now, with him representing Warrington Town.”