Date: 1st July 2013 at 1:11pm
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Matt Beavans, 19 a former Watford academy player has joined the U’s on trial.

Released by Watford the full back come centre back has been battling since 2011 to get his career back on track.

It was in 2011 when he was a second year scholar that he damaged his knee in a youth match betwwen Watford and Southampton.

He was out for the best part of a year with a damaged knee ligaments and the knee joint. Before his injury he was rated quite highly by Watford.

Last season he spent time with Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division side Chesham United on loan making 13 appearances.