New Signing: Ethan Beckford

Atherton Collieries can confirm the signing of Ethan Beckford from Havant & Waterlooville following Thursday afternoon’s NPL registration deadline.

A graduate of the Toronto academy in Major League Soccer, Manchester born Beckford has predominantly played his career in the Canadian leagues, though has also recorded appearances for Curzon, Hyde and Ashton Athletic in England.

Ethan Beckford most notably demonstrated his goalscoring prowess with Simcoe County Rovers in the 2022 season, with 15 goals from 17 games, earning a move to top Canadian side Cavalry FC, with whom he won the top division in 2023. Ethan returned to England with Havant and Waterlooville in January, for whom he has made seven appearances in the National League South.

Ethan has also previously represented Ashton Athletic on loan in 2021, scoring 11 goals in 12 appearances.

We would all like to wish Ethan a warm welcome to the Skuna Stadium.

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