Ex-Rocks defender joins Bristol Rovers

Former Bognor defender Tom Broadbent completed a switch to League 1 Bristol Rovers earlier today.

Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 5:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:21 pm
Former Bognor defender Tom Broadbent signed for Bristol Rovers earlier today.

The 25-year-old, who also featured for Chichester City, Pagham and Selsey early in his career, has been snapped up by Rovers following a successful trial.

Broadbent featured for Hayes & Yeading last season, as well as impressing in several matches for The Army in the Inter Services League.

The defender has been with Rovers since they returned for pre-season and his efforts have now seen him rewarded with a first-ever professional contract.

Speaking to bristolrovers.co.uk Broadbent said: "I came in on July 3 and I was nervous but I'd worked hard over the summer to keep myself fit.

"I've enjoyed my time so far, the lads have been welcoming, so that's a great help aswell.

"It's a massive club with a great fan base, it was a no-brainer for me to sign."

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