North American Soccer League (NASL) side Tampa Bay Rowdies have confirmed the signing of English midfielder Darel Russell.
Russell comes to Florida having made more than 400 appearances for five different clubs in England and his experience will be telling for the Rowdies according to general manager Perry Van Der Beck.
"Darel brings a wealth of impressive experience," Van Der Beck said in an official statement.
"Throughout his career, he's developed a reputation for his hard work ethic and leadership.
"Darel is an exceptional box-to-box midfielder who has the ability to get forward and score goals. I look forward to seeing how he will complement our midfield."
Russell started his career with Norwich City in 1997 before moving to Stoke City in 2003. A four-year stint at the Britannia Stadium followed prior to his Carrow Road return in 2007 which lasted until 2010.
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