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Former Bristol City, Millwall, Sheffield United midfielder joins Boston United

A former English Football League midfielder has this week signed for National League North side Boston United.

That man is vastly-experienced attacking midfielder Martyn Woolford who has joined from Hyde United after only joining them in August and looks set to feature for the Pilgrims at Darlington on Saturday.

Woolford left Grimsby Town in the summer after two years with the club as he was released. He managed to score 5 times in 66 appearances.

He has also played for Frickley Athletic, York City, Scunthorpe United, Bristol City, Millwall, Sheffield United and Fleetwood Town.

Manager Craig Elliott told wwww.bufc.co.uk: β€œMartyn is versatile and left-footed and he played nearly 40 games in League 2 last season.

“He has played nearly 400 games in the Football League, for some big clubs, so he will give us vital experience that we are perhaps lacking at times.

“He’s hungry to do well and he’s a fit lad so I am sure he will be a big asset for us.”

His overall stats:

552 games
82 goals

2005–2006 – Frickley Athletic – 44 games, (13 goals)
2006–2008 – York City – 86 games, (22 goals)
2008–2011 – Scunthorpe United – 103 games, (15 goals)
2011–2013 – Bristol City – 55 games, (4 goals)
2013–2015 – Millwall – 93 games, (11 goals)
2015–2016 – Sheffield United – 28 games, (1 goal)
2016–2017 – Fleetwood Town – 9 games, (1 goal)
2017–2019 – Grimsby Town – 66 games, (5 goals)

 

After reading that Martyn Woolford has signed for Boston United, majority of fans suggested how good of a signing it was as well as wish him luck – see those tweets by clicking on the next page.

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