Bury have announced their second signing of the day as Iyrwah Gooden arrives from Emley AFC.

Pacey winger Gooden played a key role in the NCEL Premier Division last season as the side were crowned champions, hitting the back of the net 23 times.

He started out at Mansfield and has also played for Ramsbottom, Warrington Town, Chester, Clitheroe, Workington and Worksop.

McNabb hopes the wideman can make his mark next season, whether that is by scoring himself or assisting his new team-mates.

He told the club website: “Iyrwah is a direct wide player who has blistering pace. He’s direct and is excellent in one-on-one situations.

“His crossing delivery and final balls are exceptional, making him a real assist king. Iyrwah also has a keen eye for goal and we look forward to him contributing across both of these areas during next season.”

Earlier today, the Shakers announced the signing of prolific forward Ruben Jerome who played alongside Gooden at Emley last term.

Bury are preparing for another season in the NWCFL Premier Division following their penalty shoot-out heartbreak against Wythenshawe Town in the play-off final.

It will be McNabb’s first pre-season with the squad, having taken charge at Gigg Lane last September following Andy Welsh’s departure.