Well travelled Burton aims to kick on with Boro

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Defender Steve Burton is planning to bring the experiences of playing abroad to the fore when he gets going with Scarborough Athletic.

Burton has recently returned to English shores after spells in Australia and in Sweden where he played for Ostersunds under the guidance of former England under-21 man Graham Potter.

The former Hull City and Kidderminster man is now keen to push on in a Boro shirt.

He said: “I know quite a few of the boys and a fair bit about a club that looks to be very ambitious.

“I’m a Hull boy who has played away over season for the best part of eight years.

“I’ve picked up things from different countries and different cultures had some great experiences.

“At 31 I thought it was time to come back home and I have been told some great things about Scarborough.”

Burton is also expecting big things from the rest of the squad in what he hopes witll be a successful season.

He added: “The aim obviously has to be to kick on next season.”

“You need a big squad and we have that. The days of having just 11 players are long gone.

“The competition for places will be a good thing, especially in a promotion push.

“I’m not sure how much the manager will talk it up, but you want to go out there and win things, I am no different.

“Titles and promotions always look good on your footballing CV.”