Skilled striker Garry Wooden prepared to assist Inverurie Locos slice hole on the high of Highland League
The skilled 34-year-old signed for the Railwaymen from Brechin Metropolis on a pre-contract in April.
He received his first style of the motion for the membership over the weekend in Elgin Metropolis’s centenary Borough Briggs event.
Striker Garry Wooden reckons Inverurie Locos are properly positioned to show the warmth on the Highland League large weapons subsequent season.
The previous Caley Thistle, Montrose, Ross County, Peterhead and Formartine goal-grabber spent final time period at Brechin.
Now he has joined Inverurie supervisor and former ICT team-mate Richard Hastings because the membership look to kick on after ending seventh, however simply six factors away from Rothes and Formartine United.
Wooden reckons with one or two extra additions, Locos shall be able to steam on.
He stated: “I used to be delighted to signal for 2 years. All the blokes have been actually welcoming into the membership.
“There are some actually good gamers, together with younger gamers, on the membership. We’re simply seeking to construct upon final season. We wish to get as near the difficult pack as we are able to.
“You at all times wish to enhance your factors tally from the season earlier than. We do want to shut the hole between ourselves and the title-winners.
“It will likely be powerful as a result of, as ever, there are a variety of sturdy groups within the league – a number of groups have strengthened.
“We’re perhaps a few our bodies quick, however all in all we’re in an excellent place.”
On Saturday, Logan Johnstone scored on his debut for Locos as they drew 1-1 with League 1 Peterhead earlier than being knocked out on penalties within the Elgin event.
A 2-0 defeat on Sunday in opposition to Highland League champions Fraserburgh denied them third spot, with Elgin beating Peterhead 2-0 later within the afternoon to win the pre-season competitors celebrating Metropolis enjoying at Borough Briggs for 100 years.
Wooden believes the 2 outings in two days provided the gamers some priceless game-time, with all eyes on their league opener away to Clach on July 23.