YORK City have today announced the £10,000 signing of striker Michael Rankine from Rushden & Diamonds.

The 24-year-old frontman, who has signed a two-year deal, is the latest addition to manager Martin Foyle's Minstermen squad for the 2009/10 campaign.

As part of the deal, Craig Farrell has joined Rushden.

Former Scunthorpe player Rankine scored 27 goals in 116 appearances for Rushden.

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