17 Jun 2022 : Ryan Brooke leaves Runcorn Linnets for Rylands after U-turn
Runcorn Linnets are extremely disappointed to report that Ryan Brooke, having agreed terms to stay with us in the coming season, has today informed the club that he is signing for Warrington Rylands 1906.
We were delighted when Ryan, given his scoring profile and cult status with the fans, shook hands on a deal with our new manager Dave Wild after receiving an offer from Rylands.
The Northern Premier League West Division champions have since returned with an improved financial package - one that we could not match, even if we wished to.
As fans ourselves, the Trust Board shares the anguish our supporters will feel at losing a player of Ryan's calibre.
We did all we could to try to keep him and, as with all our players, he has been well looked after during his time with us.
The club thanks Ryan for his outstanding contribution, particularly his scoring feats of last season when he won the NPL West Golden Boot.
It isn't the first time we have lost an influential player and we move on in the knowledge that we have always recovered from such blows in the past.
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19 Jun : Iwan Murray bids farewell to Linnets
17 Jun : Ryan Brooke leaves Runcorn Linnets for Rylands after U-turn
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14 Jun : Rhain Hellawell hungry for more in 2022-23
10 Jun : Linnets sign Spanish midfielder Sidi from Macclesfield
08 Jun : Sean O'Mahony named as new vice-captain
07 Jun : James Short promoted to club captain at Runcorn Linnets
07 Jun : Stalwart skipper Peter Wylie departs for City of Liverpool
07 Jun : Let's Go Wild to Support the Budget
06 Jun : Five more deals done by busy boss
06 Jun : Jamie Rainford appointed assistant manager
05 Jun : Stuart Crilly agrees terms for 2022-23
05 Jun : Another two join backroom staff as pre-season schedule is confirmed
03 Jun : More additions on the pitch and in the backroom
03 Jun : Catch up with the latest comings and goings
01 Jun : A warm welcome to new Runcorn Linnets manager Dave Wild
30 May : First-team coach Mike Allcock joins backroom exodus
26 May : Runcorn Linnets Under 21s issue trial game invitation
25 May : 2022-23 admission prices, season tickets and new junior matchday membership
21 May : Tribute to the late Arthur Easton, Linnets Trust member and fan
18 May : Reflections of "Spenny" - prize-winning volunteer
17 May : More managerial farewells as assistant Colin Woodthorpe heads for Chester
17 May : Dave Jones resigns from Trust Board of Runcorn Linnets
14 May : Ryan Brooke stars at emotional presentation night for Runcorn Linnets
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