Dean attracted by ambitious Colne

By James Gordon

Colne have signed defender Tom Dean from Hyde United.

Dean, 28, was a fans favourite at Mossley, where he spent five years, before spells at Clitheroe, Buxton and FC United.

Head Coach Nathan Rooney said: "Tom was on the radar very early.  The Club had a comprehensive scouting file on him that only cemented my interest and having spoke to Tom it was clear he wanted to be part of the project.

"His no-nonsense attitude to defending and arial ability will complement what we already have, and at 6ft 4in he’s definitely going to be a threat!"

Dean was recently named in Mossley’s ‘Team of the Decade’ and had been announced on Hyde’s retention list recently, but has now moved on.

He said: "I am delighted to be at Colne. The gaffer called me last week and very quickly I knew this was the right move. Everything I’ve heard about the club states ambition and I can’t wait to get started."

Where next?

Worsfold leaves Basford Basford United have released striker Ashley Worsfold from his contract with the club.
Colls make triple attacking swoop Atherton Collieries have signed forward players Marcus Cusani, Jordan Darr and Kyle Sambor.

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