After struggling for game time at National League Bromley, the twenty year old winger initially came back to Woodside Road for a temporary spell in November and December – marking his ‘second coming’ by bundling home an eighty-ninth minute winner against play-off rivals, Folkestone Invicta.
A Tuesday night hammering of AFC Uckfield in The Sussex Senior Cup saw him make it three goals in two games, a few days later. Although, that match and exit from the competition at Eastbourne Town, meant ineligibility when The Greens of Nyewood Lane lifted the trophy in May.
In a little over fifty appearances so far, Reece has scored seven goals but is best remembered for his pace and trickery on the left flank, which took him from The Isthmian Premier to the pinnacle of Non-League football.
Faced with the daunting prospect of a trip to eventual Promotion Final Runners-Up and FA Trophy Winners, AFC Fylde for his debut, the energy and enterprise of someone keen to prove their worth in a full-time capacity only procured a total of ten games for The Ravens. Mostly off the bench.
He spent further loan time at both National League South, Eastbourne Borough, at the turn of the year – where he linked up with fellow future Red, Lloyd Dawes – and ended the campaign at old rivals, Bognor Regis Town.
While travelling back to Hayes Lane, to face newly-promoted South East Division Champions, Cray Wanderers, in 2019-2020 will mark a short-lived familiarity with old surroundings, the man with the double-barrelled surname will be keen to fire his ‘new’ side to success.