Marc Richards: Cambridge United sign veteran striker on short-term deal

Marc Richards poses with a Cambridge United shirt
Marc Richards made his professional debut for Blackburn Rovers in 2000

League Two side Cambridge United have signed experienced striker Marc Richards on a short-term contract.

The 37-year-old, who scored five goals in 31 appearances for Swindon Town last season, has agreed a six-month deal with the U's.

Richards has previously had spells at Northampton Town, Barnsley, Port Vale and Chesterfield.

"Marc is a mature individual who shows real leadership qualities," boss Colin Calderwood said.

"He has an excellent record of promotions with teams across varying levels and that's a very valuable attribute to have."

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