Steve Jones determined to make mark at AFC Telford

New signing Steve Jones today set his sights on guiding AFC Telford United to promotion – after revealing he had rejected a chance to return to the Football League.

New signing Steve Jones today set his sights on guiding AFC Telford United to promotion – after revealing he had rejected a chance to return to the Football League.

Former Crewe, Burnley and Walsall forward Jones – who also earned 29 caps for Northern Ireland – turned 35 last month, but insists retirement is not on his agenda any time in the next few years.

And, after spending last season with Scottish Premier League side Motherwell, he admitted he had rejected the chance to go to League Two outfit Bristol Rovers in the summer.

“Bristol Rovers wanted to sign me and they offered me a two-year deal but it was too far really,” revealed the Crewe-based ace, who made his Telford debut as a substitute in Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Mansfield.

Read more in today's Shropshire Star

Comments for: "Steve Jones determined to make mark at AFC Telford"

doug dawley

if jones refused a football league deal ,what sort of wages is sinton going to pay him ,are we heading for administration again ..