BRIDPORT have added defender Jake Owen to their list of summer signings.

Owen, a former Tavistock and Lichfield player, joins eight other recruits to have penned deals with the Bees for the 2020/21 season.

Scott Wells-Burr, Will Gape, Liam Sayers, Nathan Warren, Max Westlake, Andrew Holmes, Ben Haines and Dec Cornish have already committed to boss Jamie Manley's squad.

Bridport host Bishops Lydeard in a behind-closed-doors friendly at St Mary's Field today.

The Toolstation Western League Premier Division campaign is due to begin on Saturday, September 5.