Solihull Moors snap up ex-Mansfield Town defender Matt Preston

Former Mansfield Town defender Matt Preston has signed a two-year deal at National League club Solihull Moors.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 9:24 am
Matt Preston in Mansfield Town action.

The 26-year-old centre half started his career at Walsall and has now made over 100 Football League appearances for the Saddlers, Swindon Town and Mansfield Town

Preston rejected a three-year deal at Swindon to rejoin former boss David Flitcroft at Mansfield.

He played 72 times for the Stags, netting six times before being released in summer 2020.

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In October 2020, Preston signed for Barnet and made 16 appearances in all competitions across the 2020/21 campaign.

On his latest move, Preston said: “I’m delighted to sign. I’ve played against the club quite a few times in the past and I’ve always thought it’s a good club.

“Everything that you need is here. I think everyone at the club wants to get promoted, that’s what the ambition is.

“First and foremost, I’m a defender and my job is to help keep the ball out of the net. I’d like to think I can keep the ball as well and recycle where it needs to be recycled.”