Phil Parkinson Signs Former Captain

Stephen Darby Joins Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers have today confirm the signing of free agent Stephen Darby on a two year contract.  Darby was released by Bradford City at the end of last season and will be reunited with former manager Phil Parkinson at Macron Stadium having spent the past five years with the Yorkshire side.

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Having started his career at Anfield and was part of the Liverpool youth team that won back to back FA Youth Cups in 2006 and 2007.  During his time with the Premier League outfit he enjoyed loan stints with Swindon Town, Notts County and Rochdale before moving permanently to Bradford City in 2012.

After departing the Bantams earlier this summer, Darby has now linked up with the Whites ahead of their return to the Sky Bet Championship. Speaking about signing for Wanderers Stephen Darby said, “I’m delighted to sign for Bolton Wanderers, it’s such a big club and I can’t wait to get going.  I’m really pleased that everything is sorted now and I’m looking forward to joining up with the lads ahead of an exciting season.”

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