Former Mansfield Town winger Lindon Meikle targets promotion with Buxton

Former Mansfield Town winger Lindon Meikle is targeting promotion after joining Buxton FC.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 11:45 am
Lindon Meikle battles for the ball in the FA Cup third round tie against Liverpool in 2013. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Meikle, who won the National League title with Stags in 2012/13, joined the Northern Premier League side this week.

He will take on his new role in central midfield following a switch in-field after leaving the One Call Stadium.

“The draw was Gary Hayward’s vision for what he wants to do for the club,” said Meikle.

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Buxton stood out for me massively. They are looking for promotion and I want to be part of that promotion push.

“The club wants to have a go and I think the squad is capable of having a go.

“I've played at this level for Kettering and it is run a lot more professionally here.”

Meikle won the Northern Premier League Premier Division title with Eastwood under Paul Cox in 2008/09.

He made the switch to Stags just days after Cox was unveiled as the new Mansfield manager in May 2011.

Meikle turned down a new contract with Mansfield to sign for their League Two rivals York City on 1 July 2014.

He went on to play for Alfreton, Barrow and Kettering.