New manager Wayne Oldaker has continued his transrformation of Oakham United by making two more eye-catching signings.
The United chief has swooped to bring Robbie Pearce back to the club and has also persuaded Ben Easson to sign on the dotted line.
Pearce was a star of the Rutland Rangers side that powered to a Peterborough League Premier Division title triumph and two PFA Senior Cup success.
Easson comes highly recommended after spells at Blackstones and Bourne in the higher-grade United Counties League.
And Oldaker believes they are players who can star for the club for years to come.
He said: “I’m signing lads who can provide us with success in the Peterborough League and beyond.
“I’m an ambitious manager with a vision for this club and I’m delighted that people are buying into it.
“There are too many players who are happy to pick up a few quid playing in the UCL, but these signings go to show that there are still guys out there who want to achieve things and be part of a long-term project.
“Things are starting to come together nicely. The team spirit is already great and the squad is improving all of the time.
“This is the start of some exciting times for the club.”
United are away to Crowland tomorrow (2pm) when they will hope to return to winning ways after being held to a 2-2 draw at Pinchbeck last Saturday.
Michael Nelson struck for the second successive match to earn Oldaker’s men a point after Will Lee had earlier put them ahead.
Uppingham Town preserved the last remaining unbeaten record in the Premier Division last Saturday - but that didn’t stop boss Richard Kendrick feeling frustrated.
Andy Sayers fired a leveller from a free-kick in a 1-1 draw against Leverington, but Kendrick claimed his team ‘didn’t really ever get going’.
Uppingham hit the road for the first time this season tomorrow when they visit Coates Athletic (2pm).