Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the signing of midfielder Tom Owen-Evans from Newport County AFC for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance.

The attacking midfielder is a product of the Bristol City Academy having come through the ranks at his hometown club, before signing with Newport at the age of 16.

Tom has gone on to play over 60 times for the League Two side and joins on a one year deal following the completion of the necessary paperwork at The Falkirk Stadium this morning.

Manager, Paul Hartley, commented: “I am really pleased to be able to secure a deal with Newport County AFC for the transfer of Tom.

“He is a player who was identified by our Head of Recruitment, Richard Mitchell as a target and someone we have worked hard on to bring to the Falkirk Stadium.

“Tom is a young, energetic midfielder who will give us great creativity in attacking areas.

“This is the first announcement in what will be a very busy 24 hours at the club as we continue to recruit ahead of the start of pre-season training on Wednesday.”

Further news to follow this evening/tomorrow morning.