Kane targets key acquisition

Carshalton Athletic v Hastings United football action - Sam Adams on the ball
Carshalton Athletic v Hastings United football action - Sam Adams on the ball
  • Hastings United manager targets potentially key signing
  • Player would ‘make a big difference to the squad’
  • Kane ‘quite hopeful that we will pull it off’
  • Attacking player Archibald joins Dorking Wanderers
  • ‘They offered him significantly more money’, says Kane

Hastings United manager Nigel Kane is hopeful of signing a player he believes could make a real difference to the football club’s fortunes.

If successful, the man in question could feature in the crunch Ryman Football League Division One South relegation scrap at home to Horsham on Saturday.

Kane said: “There’s a possibility of another new signing and I’m quite hopeful that we will pull it off. If it comes off, he will make a big difference to the squad.”

Attacking player Evan Archibald, meanwhile, has joined Macron Store Sussex County Football League Division One leaders Dorking Wanderers having recently turned down interest from Horsham.

Kane said: “They offered him significantly more money than what we were prepared to offer him and we need players that are committed to the cause.”

Watch the first two goals in Hastings United’s 3-0 defeat away to Carshalton Athletic last weekend in the attached video.

If it comes off, he will make a big difference to the squad

Nigel Kane