Hatters sign Mangan on loan from Rovers

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Luton Town have signed forward Andy Mangan on loan from Forest Green Rovers until the end of the season, writes Mike Simmonds.

The 27-year-old began his career at Blackpool and then had spells at Accrington and Bury.

He made his name with at Forest Green, netting 26 goals in 41 league games, while was also a regular scorer for both Wrexham and Fleetwood.

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Mangan rejoined Forest Green at the start of the season, but after playing nine games, had his contract terminated and hasn’t played since October due to an ongoing appeal.

That appears to now be concluded as he was part of Town’s match day squad at FC Halifax on Saturday and speaking to the News/Gazette, boss John Still said: “If it works out between Forest Green and the FA, we agreed that we’d take him until the end of the season on loan.”

After the deal went through. the manager also spoke to the club’s official website as he added: “Andy’s arrival strengthens the squad as we enter the final seven games of the season.

“He joined Forest Green this summer, where he had done well previously, but for whatever reason it hasn’t worked out.

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“It goes without saying how good his goalscoring record is and that is something which I am sure we will benefit from.”

Mangan will wear squad number 44 and is available to face Dartford this evening.

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