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Former York City striker Jon Parkin has joined Conference Premier outfit Forest Green Rovers on a one-year deal.

The 32-year-old marksman spent the past two seasons at Fleetwood Town until being released last month. He is already well-known to Rovers manager Ady Pennock following their time together at Stoke City.

Whilst at Highbury Stadium the Barnsley-born centre-forward struck 22 goals in 64 appearances - and helped them to victory in the League Two play-off final against Burton Albion in May.

Parkin has already featured for a dozen clubs since originally starting out with his hometown side.

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CITY'S PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES: Saturday 12th July 3.00pm - Sheffield Wednesday (H); Tuesday 15th July 7.45pm - Raith Rovers (A); Saturday 19th July 3.00pm - St Johnstone (A); Wednesday 23rd July 7.30pm - Hull City (H); Wednesday 30th July 7.30pm - Nottingham Forest (H); Saturday 2nd August 1.00pm - Sheffield United (H)

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Writer:Vital York
Date:Monday July 21 2014
Time: 3:27PM

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