Manager Danny Cowley has strengthened his squad with the addition of left-back Riccardo Calder and goalkeeper Ross Etheridge on loan from Aston Villa and Doncaster Rovers respectively.A former England U17 international, Calder is a product of Villa's youth and academy system and although he still to make his first team bow, has gained valuable experience during loan spells with Dundee and Doncaster Rovers.
Keeper Etheridge, meanwhile, started out at Derby County and loans with Ilkeston, Gresley Rovers, Leek Town, Crewe Alexandra and Stalybridge Celtic followed before he signed for Accrington Stanley in the summer of 2015. He joined Doncaster 12 months later and recently had a month with Alfreton Town.
Calder will take the number 37 squad shirt and Etheridge will be number 39. Both players have been given permission by their parent clubs to play for City in the Emirates FA Cup and Buildbase FA Trophy.