Crawley Town have announced that former Striker Matt Tubbs has rejoined the club on loan from Bournemouth.
The 29 year old originally signed for The Red Devils from his Birthplace Salisbury in 2010, scoring 49 goals in 65 games as Crawley propelled from the Conference to League 1 with back to back promotions.
Tubbs hasn’t had great success since leaving the checkatrade.com stadium and will be looking to rediscover his form in West Sussex.
Since leaving Crawley he’s had time at Bournemouth where he scored 7 goals in 38 which was followed by a loan spell at Rotherham, Managed by his boss at Crawley, Steve Evans. He scored 1 in 15 for the then League 2 side.
The news of Tubbs’ move to Crawley came in somewhat unusual circumstances when Crawley Manager John Gregory retweeted a tweet from the Crawley Chairman “A player of YOUR choice signs tomorrow morning. Well done CTFC fans. This is the clubs gift back to you.”
Gregory went on to retweet numerous fans comments ranging from “I hope it’s Tubbs” to “Thank you for signing Tubbs”.
Matthew Tubbs will be in line to make his second Crawley debut in the FA Cup second round replay at home to Bristol Rovers.