Crawley Town defender Jon Ashton joins Braintree Town

Crawley Town defender Jon Ashton has joined National League side Braintree Town.

Wednesday, 13th July 2016, 11:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th July 2016, 12:35 pm
Burgess Hill v Crawley Town. Jon Ashton . Pic Steve Robards SR1516632 SUS-160402-153335002

Reds’ head coach Dermot Drummy revealed the experienced defender has left Crawley.

The Crawley boss said: “He has gone to Braintree two weeks ago.”

Former Stevenage centre-back Ashton, 33, made 30 appearances for Crawley last season, four from the bench, but was out of contract at the end of the campaign.

However he did begin pre-season training at the Crawley before heading to the Essex club two weeks ago.

Braintree have not announced the move and it is not known if he has signed a contract.

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