Dover Athletic Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of former Sheffield Wednesday, Plymouth Argyle, and Coventry City defender, Reda Johnson.

The French-born former Benin international centre-back will be a player-coach for Manager Andy Hessenthaler’s side.

The 33-year-old left fellow National League club Eastleigh in February 2020.

He joined the Spitfires from Coventry City in 2016 and made 85 appearances for them, scoring nine times.

Johnson played 88 games for Sheffield Wednesday, 43 for Plymouth, and 34 for Coventry, where he was captain during the 2014/15 season.

Welcome to Crabble, Reda!!

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