CRADLEY Town will welcome back one of their former stars to officially open their club shop.

John Williams, known as The Flying Postman, will be on hand to open the Hammers club shop at their game against Earlswood Town on Saturday, July 26.

Williams played for the Hammers in the 1990/91 season before being signed by Swansea City.

After his spell with the Swans he played for 17 more league and non-league clubs including Coventry City, Stoke City, Notts County, Kidderminster Harriers and Redditch United.

Cradley will play their first pre-season friendly this Saturday when the take on Lye Town at home.