Former Brighton, Crawley and Leyton Orient midfielder leaves Eastbourne Borough

Dean Cox has left Eastbourne Borough by mutual consent.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 8:12 am
Dean Cox was a fans' favourite at Eastbourne Borough / Picture: Lydia Redman

Cox played more than 90 times in his three-season stay at Priory Lane, but after talks between the two parties this week he is moving on.

The former Brighton & Hove Albion, Crawley and Leyton Orient playmaker first joined the club under Jamie Howell in 2018, and instantly became a fans favourite.

Three years on, after making some great memories, it is time to move on however and boss Danny Bloor paid tribute to the 33-year old.

"Dean has been a fantastic servant to Eastbourne Borough Football Club," said Bloor. "After lengthy discussions, we mutually agreed a parting of ways and I certainly wish him and his family all the best for the future.

"He will be a big loss both on and off the pitch, and everyone at the club will certainly make sure he has a warm welcome should he come back to Priory Lane at anytime."

- ANTHONY SCOTT