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NORTHAMPTON TOWN SIGN DEAN BOWDITCH

Cobblers bring in former Mk Dons attacking player

23 June 2017

Northampton Town have signed attacking player Dean Bowditch on a two year contract with effect from July 1st.

Bowditch can operate as a midfielder or a striker and was most recently with MK Dons where he spent six successful seasons, scoring nearly 50 times in just over 200 appearances, 40 of those games coming in 2014/15 as the Dons were promoted to the Championship.

Before that, Bowditch began his career at Ipswich Town, where he scored nine times in 35 starts and then played for Yeovil Town, where he netted 25 times in 75 starts. During his time at Portman Road he enjoyed a spell on loan with the Cobblers, scoring twice in ten appearances.

"We are really pleased to bring Dean to the club," said manager Justin Edinburgh.

"He is a versatile attacking player, he can play as a striker, as a midfielder or in the hole and he gives us options. We have spoken a lot about putting together a well balanced attacking unit with options and Dean fits in with that policy.

"The players we have signed this summer fit into two groups. We have identified some young players with exciting potential and we have also looked at some more experienced players who have a proven record and Dean, just like Leon Barnett, Daniel Powell and Sam Foley, has won promotion from this level. That is no coincidence, they all know what it takes.

"He is a good character who will fit in well in the dressing room and he is another good addition for us.”



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