Matthew Barnes-Homer: Aldershot sign much-travelled striker

Matthew Barnes-Homer
Matthew Barnes-Homer began his career at Wolves

Aldershot have signed their fifth player in eight days after handing a one-year deal to former Macclesfield striker Matthew Barnes-Homer.

The 29-year-old, who scored nine goals for the Silkmen last season, played two games for the Shots on loan in 2004.

Barnes-Homer has a good scoring record in the National League, including 19 goals for Kidderminster in 2008-09 and 18 for Macclesfield in 2012-13.

"I've scored goals wherever I've been," he told the Aldershot website.

A week is a long time in football - Aldershot's new signings
June 4 - Sean McGinty (defender) from Rochdale
June 8 - Jack Saville (defender) from Barnet
June 8 - Tom Richards (defender) from Fulham
June 10 - Jim Stevenson (midfielder) from Luton

"I was back to my old self last season and enjoying football again.

"I'm already excited about next season and am excited by [manager] Barry Smith's own ambitions.

"Every club I've been at have been challenging for promotion and I want to win things with Aldershot."

Barnes-Homer has also played for Wycombe, Luton, Rochdale (loan), Nuneaton, Forest Green, Cambridge and Tamworth.

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