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Straker Pens Town Deal

12 February 2016

THE Mariners have signed former York City midfielder Anthony Straker on a deal until the end of the season.

The 27-year-old, who can also play up front, has been training with the Mariners this week. 

He started his career as a youth player at Crystal Palace and was a trainee with the club, before going on trial with League One club Yeovil Town.

Straker later went onto sign a one-year contract with Aldershot Town, after a successful pre-season trial with The Shots.

After impressing in the first half of the season, Straker signed a contract extension in February 2008, keeping him at Aldershot Town until the summer of 2010. That season, he was a member of the Shots side that won the Conference League Cup and the Conference Premier title. During the January transfer window of 2011, Straker completed a one-month loan deal with Wycombe Wanderers.

He then moved to Southend United, signing a two-year contract. 

Straker signed for League Two side York City in 2014 on a two-year contract, after rejecting a new deal with Southend. 


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