Issue Chris Mitchell signs for City, Stewart may follow

As told by Michael Wood

Bradford City will complete the signing of Falkirk’s midfielder Chris Mitchell on a two-year deal.

Mitchell – who can play right back or midfield – has seven Scottish u21 caps and has played 39 times for the Falkirk. He is aged 22. His signing is up down to the appointment of Archie Christie and Dag & Red were interested in the player.

Striker Mark Stewart is also said to be thinking over a move to City although a fee would be due should Stewart join Mitchell at VP.

Mitchell’s signing creates a City squad of:

  • Goalkeeper: Jon McLaughlin
  • Defenders: Simon Ramsden, Lewis Hunt, Adam Robinson, Guy Branston, Luke Oliver, Steve Williams, Luke O’Brien, Robbie Threlfall,
  • Midfielders: Chris Mitchell, Michael Flynn, Luke Dean, Lee Bullock, Dave Syers, Alex Flett, Dominic Rowe, Leon Osborne
  • Forwards: James Hanson, Ross Hannah, Darren Stephenson