Sam Merson signed for the Saints in May 2016. Merson joined from Southern Premier League side Redditch United. he began the 2015/2016 season at fellow Southern League side Biggleswade Town where he scored 15 goals. He then added eight more following his move to Redditch before making the step up to the Saints for the 2016/2017 season. Sam signed a 18-month contract with the Saints in October 2016.