FORMER Southend midfielder Will Atkinson has joined Boston United.

The 33-year-old midfielder was a regular presence in the Southend midfielder last season, having made 33 National League appearances.

He had also previously played in excess of 150 games for the club between 2013 and 2017.

Atkinson left Southend at the end of last season and believed that he should have been given a new deal, but has now found a new home in Boston.

Having started out at Hull City, Atkinson also counts the likes of Bradford City, Mansfield Town and Port Vale as former clubs.

Boston manager Paul Cox said: "We are delighted to have completed the signing of Will.

"Understandably, he was much sought after following his time at Southend and we are delighted to have him onboard.

"He is an intelligent footballer, who is not only technically excellent, but also brings an experienced mindset into our midfield."