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Done Deal: Former Premier League forward signs for Accrington Stanley

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Sky Bet League Two side Accrington Stanley have signed veteran forward Gary Taylor-Fletcher on a deal lasting until January, the club have confirmed on their official website.

The 35-year-old arrives at the Wham Stadium, with over 400 career appearances under his belt, is set to offer that experience to the 7th-placed fourth-tier outfit.

Taylor-Fletcher began his career in non-league, playing for Northwich Victoria, before moves to Leyton Orient and then Lincoln City in 2003.

After scoring on 30 occasions in 90 appearances for the Imps, he signed for Yorkshire side Huddersfield Town in the summer of 2005.

His most prolific spell came during the six years he spent on the north-west seaside with Blackpool

. Gary Taylor-Fletcher arrived at Bloomfield Road in 2007 for an undisclosed fee and played a major part in the Tangerines’ promotion success to the Premier League having scored in the Championship Play-Off against Cardiff City in 2010.

In recent seasons, however, the striker has dropped down the divisions with time at Leicester City, then second-tier, Sheffield Wednesday and National League outfit Tranmere Rovers.

The deal which brings Gary Taylor-Fletcher to Accrington Stanley follows injuries to influential forwards Billy Kee and Terry Gornell.

Accrington fans, what do you make of the signing of Taylor-Fletcher? Can he help towards your promotion push? Let us know in the comments below! 


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