Jon Ashton: Braintree Town sign former Crawley Town centre-back

Jon Ashton
Jon Ashton joins a side that reached the National League play-offs last season

National League side Braintree Town have signed former Crawley centre-back Jon Ashton, reports BBC Essex.

The 33-year-old was a free agent after leaving League Two side Crawley at the end of last season, having made 30 appearances in 2015-16.

Ashton, who began his career at Leicester and made seven Premier League appearances, spent six years with Stevenage before his Crawley move.

He joins Lee Barnard in making the move from Crawley to Braintree this summer.

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