Lydney keep it in the family with addition of former West Brom and Leicester midfielder

Lydney Town have added to their ranks with the signing of Dom Broad from Southern League side Mangotsfield United.

Broad is a vastly experienced central midfielder and at the age of 32, will bring that to The Recreation Ground where his brother Damien is also currently assistant manager.

Most of Broad’s career has been spent in the Welsh Premier League with Camarthen Town, although he did have spells as a youngster with West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City.

As well as a successful playing career, Broad also spent five years at Pontypridd Town as player manager, where he and brother Damien were promoted to Division One of the Welsh Football League together.

A second signing is expected to be announced in the coming days.