Juniors: Newtongrange Star swoop for rival striker

Newtongrange Star manager Alan Miller welcomes new signing Kris Renton from Bonnyrigg Rose.
Newtongrange Star manager Alan Miller welcomes new signing Kris Renton from Bonnyrigg Rose.

Midlothian’s junior football clubs have been busy recruiting new players ahead of the league kick-off on August 6.

Newtongrange Star raided local rivals Bonnyrigg Rose to bring striker Kris Renton to New Victoria Park. Manager Alan Miller has been preparing his side for their second season back in the top flight after an impressive return last season. So far the club have signed 24-year-old midfielder Jack Wilson (ex Hibs, Doncaster Rovers and Haddington Ath); and Raith Rovers’ 18-year-old striker Jonny Court joins on loan, having spent last season at Arniston Rangers.

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