IRISH LEAGUE: Mark McChrystal joins Crusaders

Crusaders have brought in former Bristol Rovers defender Mark McChrystal on a one-year deal.

Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 2:11 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 11:57 am
Crusaders new signing Mark McChrystal pictured at Seaview after signing a one yeard deal for the Shore road club after returning from a four and a half year spell with Bristol Rovers.

The 33-year-old, whose previous clubs also include Derry City and Tranmere Rovers, played 114 times for Rovers.

“It is great to be involved with such a great club as Crusaders - I hope I can bring more success to everyone here on the Shore Road,” said McChrystal.

“They have shown over the last lot of years how good a team they are in winning Premierships and other cups.”

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McChrystal is the latest summer signing for the Crues after the arrival of Brian Jensen, Sean Ward, Jamie Glackin and Mark McAllister.

“I am extremely pleased to get Mark to the club,” said Seaview boss Stephen Baxter.

“His pedigree is exactly what we need to join us and he will bring a vast amount of experience as we go into the new season.”