Football

Shrews win battle for Ainsworth

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Graham Turner has fought off competition from former club Hereford to land Lionel Ainsworth for an undisclosed fee from Huddersfield.

The winger enjoyed two separate spells under Turner at Edgar Street and new Bulls boss Simon Davey had made no secret of his desire to take him back to the club. But Turner has seen his own lengthy chase pay off as Ainsworth on Monday morning penned a two-year deal at the Greenhous Meadow.

And the delighted Shrews boss told Town's official website: "We have been working on this for five weeks and it is good to have finally brought it to a positive conclusion. We were initially trying to get it as a loan move but have finally agreed a transfer."

He added: "I've worked with Lionel in two spells at Hereford and he did exceptionally well during that time.

"He has a lot of pace and the ability to create opportunities for others and for himself."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Shrewsbury Town
Football
Huddersfield Town
Hereford United
Lionel Ainsworth
League Two

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again