Carlisle continue summer recruitment with Webster signing

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Carlisle have signed defender Byron Webster following his recent departure from Scunthorpe.

Carlisle have signed defender Byron Webster following his recent departure from Scunthorpe.

The 32-year-old spent the second half of last season at Scunthorpe, but was not offered a new deal by the club.

Carlisle United are delighted to announce that experienced defender Byron Webster has become our sixth summer signing as he joins the Blues on a one-year deal (with a review),’ the Cumbrians said on their official website.

Webster, 6ft 3in, began his career at York and has also had spells at Doncaster, Northampton, Yeovil and Millwall.

Carlisle boss Steven Pressley added: ‘He’s a hugely imposing figure and he knows what it’s like to be promoted, having achieved that from League One to the Championship.

‘He’s a leader, a great character and he’s actually a very good football player as well.

‘ Webster madeseven appearances in Sky Bet League One last season for Scunthorpe, who were relegated to the bottom tier.

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