John Sands joins Bury Town

MILDENHALL Town striker John Sands has agreed to join Ryman League Premier Division side Bury Town.

Sands has been on loan at Ram Meadow for a month, after being unable to win his place back at Mildenhall.

He scored twice on his full Bury debut, at home to Chatham Town in the 3-2 win in the third round of the Alan Boon Cup.

Sands, who saw his chances of signing for Cambridge United after a trial at the start of the season scuppered by injury, is to sign an 18-month contract with Bury.

Trevor Collins, Bury Town’s director of football, said: “John has agreed to put pen to paper on an 18-month deal and we are delighted that everything has been agreed in time for him to be in the squad for this Saturday’s game.


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“The management have been really impressed with his attitude during his one-month loan deal and in particular his willingness to learn and improve.

“In the short space of time that John has been at the club he has already become a crowd favourite and we are sure the Blues fans will welcome this news.”

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Elsewhere, AFC Sudbury have agreed to loan out striker David Lorimer to Ridgeons League Division One leaders Whitton United for four weeks, and goalkeeper Fred Howe, who was on a season-long loan at Felixstowe & Walton United, is returning to AFC Sudbury.

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