Dan Wishart becomes first summer signing!
Updated: Jul 13, 2020
Wealdstone FC are delighted to announce the signing of Dan Wishart from Maidstone United, subject to FA approval.
The 28-year-old was born in Hillingdon and is a versatile left-sided player, comfortable playing at left full-back, wing-back or as a forward winger.
The physical left-footer has gained two promotions in his career, winning the National League South with Sutton United in 2016 before securing promotion to League Two with Forest Green Rovers in the following season.
Wishart returned to Gander Green Lane for a second spell at Sutton United in 2018 following a season in League Two, then moved to Maidstone United during the 2018/19 season.
He began the 2019/20 season as a full-back and impressed as a winger, where he was then deployed in a more advanced role for the rest of the season at Gallagher Stadium.
Wishart netted seven goals in the National League South during 2019/20, including a consolation goal against the Stones back in August 2019 and helped Maidstone to the second round of the FA Cup.
Manager Dean Brennan on his first summer signing: “Dan [Wishart] is a local lad and is a player that fits the way we want to play. We are delighted Dan has decided to join us.”
The versatile Wishart has 10 seasons of experience which includes stints at Hayes & Yeading, Alfreton Town, Eastleigh (loan), Margate (loan), Hendon (loan), Burnham (loan) and two caps for England C.
Wishart will occupy the number 17 shirt for the 2020/21 National League campaign.