Railwaymen snap up Accrington winger

01 July 2013 12:42
Crewe have unveiled former Accrington Stanley winger Lee Molyneux after the player passed a medical and agreed a two-year deal.

Huyton born Molyneux who strarted his career at Everton came through their impressive academy at Finch Farm.

During his time on Merseyside he made his debut at 16 in Everton's reserve side and represented England at U-16, U-17 and U-18 level picking up 26 caps in total.

In 2007-08 Molyneux was on the bench a few time before a back injury cut short his season and with Leighton Baines taking a strangle hold on the left back posistion he departed for pastures new.

After making four apperances for Southampton early on in 2009-2010 he was loaned out to Port Vale where he made no apperances.

After a year at his contract was ended early and Molyneux moved down the coast to Plymouth Argyle where he signed a contract until January 2011. Then later in January Lee was sentenced to jail for common assault which took place some 6 months earlier in Liverpool City centre.

Given a three-year sentence, Molyneux served 17 months and upon his release managed to secure a contract with League Two side Accrington Stanley.

His performances towards the latter part of the season caught the eye of a few teams includeing the Railwaymen and that included a hat-trick against Barnet.

Since his release Molyneux has knuckled down and changed his lifestyle becoming a family man and kicking drink and becoming tea total which alone is a testament to the player.






Source: Crewe Mad


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