Conlon agrees Mariners deal

Published Add your comment

Football News

Grimsby have completed the signing of striker Barry Conlon on a two-year deal.

The 30-year-old Irishman joined the club on loan from Bradford in March and netted five goals in eight games at the end of the recent League Two campaign to help the Mariners retain their place in the Football League.

The former Darlington forward has now agreed to a permanent stay at Blundell Park after being allowed to leave Bradford, despite scoring 11 goals for the Bantams before his surprising exit.

Newell is also hoping to agree a deal to bring Millwall striker Adrian Forbes back to the club following a similarly successful loan spell.

"I don't know where we'll get to yet with Forbesy because it's a different situation - coming from Millwall on League One wages," he told the Grimsby Telegraph.

"It might be different but we are definitely going to speak to him and see what's what."

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:

League One
Bradford City
Barry Conlon
League Two
Adrian Forbes

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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