BRACKNELL Town manager Geoff Warner says he could not have asked for a better debut performance from his new signing, Jordan Brown, writes Dave Wright.

An FA Vase winner with Thatcham last season, the forward joined the Robins last week from Bostik League play-off rivals Marlow.

And he made an instant impact, playing a part in all three goals as Town triumphed 3-1 at Hertford on Saturday to consolidate second place in the South Central Division with Marlow dropping to fifth.

Warner said he and assistant coach Michael Butcher had known Brown for years.

"We have always thought he is a good player as he can play in a lot of different advanced roles. He can play wide or in a No. 10 role like he did on Saturday.

"We were very pleased with him. He played a part in every goal. He won the penalty for the first goal, was involved in the second and took the free-kick which led to our third goal, so it was a really good start for him."

Warner felt his squad needed strengthening as Seb Bowerman, Ashleigh Artwell and Kensley Maloney are all out injured at the moment, while Joe Grant failed a fitness test on his hamstring problem before the Hertford game.

Bowerman, recovering from a broken leg, was back running during training last week, but Warner says he is a "fair way off " from being match fit again.

"With these out injured, we needed another player and the opportunity to bring in Brown fell just right for us," he said.

The Bracknell manager was also well pleased with his side's performance, saying: "We defended very well and looked quite bright in the final third and had some good chances.

"We took our goals well and we now have 75 in the league, which is not bad by any standard."

The Robins are well on course for a play-off place, but as Warner points out: "Most of the other sides around us are also winning, so we need to keep our run going."

They will be looking to extend their unbeaten sequence to 10 league games when they face Chalfont St Peter at Larges Lane on Saturday.