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Crewe Sign Midfielder David Fox

14 July 2015

Former Manchester United man becomes Steve Davis' third summer signing.

Crewe Alexandra is delighted announce the signing of midfielder David Fox on a 12-month contract. The Leek-born Fox has become Steve Davis’ third summer signing following the arrivals of fellow midfielders Billy Bingham and Adam King.

The 31-year-old could now be involved at Newcastle Town on Friday evening and then at Nantwich Town on Sunday afternoon as part of our pre-season build up.

birthday. He was unable to make the breakthrough into the first-team squad at Old Trafford but during his time there, he did gain invaluable experience in Belgium with Royal Antwerp. He also spent a brief time on loan at Shrewsbury. thDavid began his young career at Exeter City before signing professionally for Manchester United in 2000 on his 17

The former England Youth International made a permanent switch to Blackpool in 2006 and went on to make over 100 appearances for the club, winning promotion to the Championship through the play-offs in 2007.

Fox joined Colchester United for the first time in 2009 and he made just 21 appearances for the U’s before his former boss Paul Lambert elected to take him to Norwich City. He won promotion to the Premier League with Norwich City and played consistently well in the top flight before he fell out of favour with incoming boss Chris Hughton. He was loaned out to Barnsley in September 2013, making 7 appearances.

After 76 appearances for Norwich, Fox signed a permanent deal with Colchester in October 2014 and during his only season in Essex, he scored 2 goals in 33 appearances as the U’s escaped relegation on the final day of the season.

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