Carshalton Athletic Midfielder Jordan Higgs has departed Colston Avenue to officially join the ranks of National League outfit Bromley, writes James Barrett

“Higgs, who has spent the past two seasons on dual registration between us and the Kent club, signed a contract at Hayes Lane this week,” said a spokesperson.

“But the 18-year old said he’ll be forever grateful to the support and encouragement he received during his time as a Robin.”

“My time at Carshalton has been helpful and I have developed as both a player and a person,” he said. “I feel I’ve learnt how to be patient when I wasn’t always in the team and I added goals to my game this last season.”

Bromley manager Neil Smith has been quoted as saying Higgs won’t be there “to make up the numbers … (he) will be challenging for a starting eleven place”.

“I was having discussions with the manager towards the end of last season and wasn’t sure what kind of contract I might be offered, if any,” Higgs added.

“But I was delighted to sign full-time and I’m looking forward to challenging for a first-team place.”

‘Higgsy’ made over 80 appearances for us during his tenure and chipped in with nine goals, eight of which came last season including a brace against Hastings United. He also scooped three end of season awards, including Managers’ Player of the Year last season, during his time at Colston Avenue.

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