The full-back who came through the club’s academy joins from Eastbourne Borough where he gained experience of the National League this season, making 11 appearances.

The 19-year-old, who can also operate in midfield has also had spells at Lancing and Lewes and Hinshelwood says he was disappointed when he left the club originally.

“I was disappointed when James left because he was a player we had really high hopes for”.

“He’s played a few games in the league above now so he’s got that experience under his belt”

“He gives us options at wing back, but if we want to change shape he can play either full-back position as well”. “He’s very good at rolling in from the full back area, which is something we like to do”.

“He’s local lad, who’s young with huge potential, so he fits the bill of the type of player we want here”.