Doncaster Rovers sign David Syers from Bradford City

Doncaster Rovers have completed the signing of Bradford City midfielder David Syers on a free transfer.

The 24-year-old has agreed a two-year-contract at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Syers said: "This is an unbelievable club, and after meeting [Rovers manager] Dean Saunders it was a case of when, not if, I signed."

A Leeds University graduate in classics, Syers is Saunders' first signing of the summer after making 55 appearances for the Bantams,

He is also a notable cricketer, having appeared as a wicketkeeper, batsman and captain with top Bradford League side Farsley.