Mark McChrystal: Bristol Rovers captain signs new contract

Mark McChrystal
Former Partick Thistle defender Mark McChrystal has made 104 league starts for Bristol Rovers

Bristol Rovers captain Mark McChrystal has signed a new contract with the promoted League One club.

The 31-year-old former Northern Ireland youth defender made 21 league appearances for Rovers in 2015-16.

He has been with the club since January 2013, when he signed initially on a short-term deal after leaving Tranmere.

"It's a tremendous boost to have quality and experience in your squad for the forthcoming season," chairman Steve Hamer told the club website.external-link

"It's another good news day for the club. Anyone who watched Mark's contribution to the team's efforts during the promotion run-in will recognise what a stalwart he was for the team."

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