Poachers focused on FA Cup success

Terry Fleming.
Terry Fleming.

Former Coventry City striker Terry Fleming has joined Boston Town.

The attacker - who made his Poachers debut during Saturday’s 4-2 victory over Oadby Town - is one of three new signings made by manager Mark Angel prior to Saturday’s curtain-raiser.

Simon Ashton.

Simon Ashton.

Kieran Doherty and Richard Ford have also arrived at the DWB Stadium.

Fleming’s career began as a youngster with Coventry City, and the 42-year-old is bringing a wealth of experience with him to Boston.

His former clubs include Northampton Town, Preston North End, Lincoln City, Plymouth Argyle, Cambridge United and Grimsby Town.

Last season he took over as player-manager of Sleaford Town when boss Kris Jones had to stand down from the role.

He has also managed Lincoln United.

Doherty also has experience of the the UCL, having played for King’s Lynn Town in the 2010-11 campaign.

Ford, meanwhile, played his way into the squad.

He has joined from Boston Saturday League Division One outfit Leverton, the reigning Sports Cup holders, after impressing against Town in last Tuesday’s pre-season friendly, which Boston won 3-1.

The Poachers are now preparing for Saturday’s early entry into the FA Cup.

Boston travel to face county and league rivals Deeping Rangers in the competition’s extra-preliminary round.

Town’s Simon Ashton, Alex Beck, Lori Borbely and Loz Lambley have all previously played for Rangers.

Boston’s last visit to Deepingsaw them leave with a 2-1 victory in January.