Bury complete signings of Craig Jones and Mark Cullen

Bury have signed winger Craig Jones from The New Saints for an undisclosed fee and also re-signed striker Mark Cullen on a loan deal from Hull City.

Jones, 25, has signed a two-year deal after spending four years with TNS, where he won the Welsh title twice.

Cullen, 20, had a spell at Bury in 2011-12 but only made four appearances.

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Hopefully I'll improve on my appearance record from last season

Mark Cullen

"I'm pleased to say I have signed on loan. Hopefully I'll improve on my appearance record from last season," Cullen said on Twitter. 

Both players' arrivals coincide with the departure of manager Richie Barker, who has left Gigg Lane to take over at League One newcomers Crawley Town.

Jones can play on either wing and scored 19 goals in 89 appearances for TNS.

He played in both legs of their 3-0 aggregate defeat against Swedish side Helsingborg in the second-qualifying round of this season's Champions League.

Cullen, who has also spent time on loan at Bradford, has scored twice in 27 appearances for Hull, including a goal in a 2-2 draw against Wigan Athletic in a Premier League match in May 2010.