DORCHESTER Town have completed a double swoop ahead of tomorrow's BetVictor Southern Premier South clash with Walton Casuals (3pm).

Left-back Connal Morrison, who had been training with the Magpies for two weeks, joins from Blackfield & Langley.

The Magpies also confirmed the signing of striker Devon Arnold on a work experience deal from Yeovil Town.

Morrison had previously been part of AFC Bournemouth’s academy side before a move to Northern Ireland last year where he featured for Portadown in the NIFL Championship. The Englishman can also operate further forward in midfield.

Magpies’ boss Callum Brooks said: “I’m pleased to have Connal on board – he ties into what we’re trying to do where we’re looking to strengthen, have more options and for competition for places to be better.

“He’s a talented young player that’s been involved in an organised Blackfield side, and the opportunity came up where he’s come away from Blackfield so we’ve brought him into the group when we’ve got a lot of games coming up.

“He’s played against us twice and really limited our wide players when they came up against him, so I’ve been impressed both times I’ve watched him.”

Subject to agreement from the Southern League, Morrison will be available for selection tomorrow.

Arnold, meanwhile, has come through the Yeovil academy over the past three years since signing in 2016, the centre forward making his first-team debut as a substitute on New Year’s Day to break the record for the youngest player to represent Yeovil in the Football League.

Brooks said: “Devon’s a really bright, talented young kid, and one we’ve known about for a while. Our Player and Opposition scout Luke (Middlewick) has got a good knowledge having worked with him before and has got good links at Yeovil, so I need to thank Luke and Yeovil for making it happen.

“It’s something we were looking to do about a month ago, but Devon’s had some involvement with the first-team squad at Yeovil where he has been on the bench.

“We’ve had our first session with Devon and I’ve got to say he’s slotted in seamlessly. He’s a really exciting talent – pace hurts teams at any level, and we’re always looking to have some pace on board.

“We’re looking forward to giving him some opportunities as well as give ourselves a different option. We’ve got a lot of games coming up so it should work well for both parties.”

Subject to agreement from The FA, Arnold will be available for selection tomorrow afternoon.