BRIDGWATER United has confirmed two new staff appointments within the club, one in the first team and one in the academy.

Alex Donovan has joined the club as the new Academy Lead Coach and Lee Cox has joined as the new First Team Physiotherapist.

Donovan takes over from Tom Crabtree who will remain with the U16 boys. in the academy.

He said: "I’m Looking forward to bringing a hard working high intensity brand of football to Bridgwater united academy.

"I will be working with the great coaches we have at the club to bring an identity to the youth setup that replicates the 1st team values.

"My experience includes spells at Cheddar and in the Bridgwater United academy I was also the assistant coach at Cheddar to the 1st team and the 16s who won the county cup."

In the first team, Lee Cox takes over as the First team Physio after previous roles  with Nailsea United & Ashton & Backwell doing the same role.