Chris Bacon thanks Wisbech Town Football Club for two “memorable” seasons as he joins Cambridge City

Chris Bacon

Chris Bacon - Credit: Archant

TALISMANIC striker Chris Bacon has paid tribute to Wisbech Town Football Club after signing for Cambridge City.

The hot-shot striker, who netted 31 times last season, posted a message on the club forum thanking the club and its fans for their support during his two prolific years at Elgood’s Fenland Stadium.

He said: “I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone involved with Wisbech Town FC.

“I’ve had a very memorable two seasons with the club; I’ve managed to make some good friends, both on the pitch and off it and thoroughly enjoyed myself playing here.

“The supporters have been great, along with everyone behind the scenes. I can’t praise and thank you enough.

“Hopefully I should be moving abroad in the near future. In the meantime, I want to take the opportunity to play at the highest level that I can achieve.

“I’d like to thank Apps for showing faith in me and giving me an opportunity here. I have nothing but praise and respect for him and everyone else at the club.”

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Manager Steve Appleby paid tribute to his former striker.

He said: “His contribution has been massive. Nearly 70 goals in two seasons is remarkable. He is almost irreplacable.

“He is a magnificent player and person and I wish him good luck for the future.”