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Lawless quits Rovers to join York

By This is Gloucestershire  |  Posted: June 17, 2009

Alex Lawless has left Forest Green to sign for York

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Midfielder Alex Lawless has left Forest Green to sign for York City, where he broke his leg in the penultimate game of last season.

The 26-year-old Welshman, who can also play at right-back, spent three seasons at the New Lawn.

York manager Martin Foyle said " I am delighted to capture Alex's signature as I have been chasing him for sometime.

"He is a great all-rounder, a technically good footballer and has a very professional attitude towards the game".

Lawless joined Rovers in the summer of 2006 after a two-year stint with Torquay United.

Born in the Rhondda Valley, he progressed through the youth ranks at Cardiff City, before signing pro terms with Fulham.

After failing to make a senior appearance for the Craven Cottage outfit, Lawless joined Torquay in 2005.

He has represented Wales at both under 21 and at non-league representative level.

For more on this story see The Citizen on Thursday.

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