Bastien Héry signs!

Longford Town FC is delighted to announce the signing of Bastien Héry to the club.

Born in France, he has represented the Madagascar national team.

Héry started his career at Paris Saint-Germain II, before moving to England to join Sheffield Wednesday’s Development Squad in June 2012. In summer 2013, Héry joined Rochdale. Héry emerged as a big influence in the final weeks of the campaign as Rochdale secured promotion to League One. In his second season with the club he went on to become a prominent figure within the team featuring on 28 occasions during the 2014–15 season which saw Rochdale finish in the top half of the division. He then went on to play for Carlisle United before a spell at Accrington Stanley. He then signed for Limerick for the 2017 season before signing for  Waterford. After a spell at Linfield, he signed for Bohemians. In July 2021, Hery signed for Derry City on loan until the end of the season.

He then had spells with Finn Harps and Galway United.

The experienced 31 year old is a dynamic, skilful midfielder and will add a new threat for Stephen Henderson’s side going forward.