LEWES have renewed the contract of top scorer Joe Taylor.

The striker netted an impressive 33 goals in 43 appearances in all competitions last season and will return to the team for the next campaign.

Taylor was manager Tony Russell's first signing when he joined Lewes and he is excited to continue as the club's number nine.

He said: "I'm excited to be a part of this club and I genuinely believes we will improve on what we did last season.

"Thanks to all the fans for making my first season here so special, lets do it bigger next season."

Taylor was named as the club's players' player of the season and fans player of the season for the last campaign.