Baily Cargill Joins Forest Green Rovers From MK Dons

League Two side Forest Green Rovers have completed the signing of Baily Cargill, who joins from League One outfitย MK Dons.

Baily Cargill Joins Forest Green Rovers

Cargill Arrives From MK Dons

Cargill has joined Forest Green from League One side, MK Dons. The 25-year-old defender spent two-and-a-half years at Stadium MK and was a key part of the Dons side that secured promotion from League Two in 2018/19.

The defender has been handed the number six short, which was vacated earlier in the week when Liam Kitching left to join Championship side Barnsley.

What Was Said

Speaking to the clubs’ official website, Cargill said: “I’m really pleased to get the deal done, it’s come around so quickly. It’s a nice coincidence that I played my first senior game here so it’s nice to come back.

“I spoke to a lot of people who all speak highly of the manager and his style of football. We played out from the back at MK so it’s something that I’m used to and I’m comfortable on the ball.

“It’s good to have a free week and a free weekend so I can get settled in with the lads before the first game. That should really benefit me and I can’t wait to get started.”

Head Coach Mark Cooper added: “We’re delighted to get Baily across the line so quickly. He was our number one target to replace Liam Kitching and he’s going to be a great player for us. He’s a talented footballer with a great left foot who can defend well.

He’ll slot into our defence well, and he already knows Jordan Moore-Taylor, Chris Stokes and Scott Wagstaff, which will only improve the great bond we have in the squad.”

Cargill Career Before Forest Green Switch

Cargill began his career at AFC Bournemouth. It was during a loan spell at AFC Totton that the defender made his senior debut in an FA Trophy match against Forest Green.

He spent time on loan at Coventry City, Fleetwood Town, Gillingham and Partick Thistle before joining the Dons in 2018.

The defender scored once during his time at MK from 68 appearances.

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