Stevenage sign experienced defender Stokes from Bury

PUBLISHED: 12:24 02 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:37 02 July 2019

Stevenage have signed Chris Stokes from Bury. Picture: Stevenage FC

Stevenage have signed Chris Stokes from Bury. Picture: Stevenage FC

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Stevenage have signed defender Chris Stokes from Bury after he gave 14 days notice to terminate his contract.

The 28-year-old left-back arrives following back-to-back League Two promotions with Coventry and Bury, playing a vital part in both campaigns.

He made more than 40 appearances for Bury last season, and has also played for the likes of Forest Green Rovers and Crewe.

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Stokes spoke to Stevenage's official website about the move, saying: "The manager got in contact with my agent and asked if I was available.

"I came down and met Dino and we had a great chat.

"It's a great training ground, I know a few of the lads and it's a great place to come and play."

He also eyeing a third consecutive promotion, adding: "Promotion was part of my chat with Dino.

"I've done it back-to-back and I want to do it again. That's what you play football for."

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