Former Clarets Winger Joins Salford City

George Boyd Signs For Salford City

Salford City have confirmed the signing of former Burnley, Hull City and Peterborough United winger George Boyd on a contract until the end of the season. Having recently left London Road were he made twenty-four appearances last season, however he has had limited chances this season, scoring one goal in the EFL Trophy this season.

In total he made over 300 appearances for the Posh mostly in his first spell with the club, were he won back-to-back promotions from League Two to the Championship between 2007 and 2009. He won another promotion with them from League One before joining Hull City and winning promotion to the Premier League.

A serial promotion winner he has also been promoted to the top flight in a three-year spell with Burnley before spending two seasons at Sheffield Wednesday. Boyd, scored eighteen goals in sixty-six appearances across his only two seasons in Sky Bet League Two. He was selected in the 2007-08 PFA Team of the Year, since then he has been a regular in the Championship and the Premier League and reached the FA Cup Final and subsequently the UEFA Europa League with Hull City.

The attacking midfielder was included on the bench this evening for tonight’s game at Cambridge United, coming on as a second-half substitute after seventy minutes in a match that finished 2-1 to the home side.

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