Former Huddersfield Town striker Tom Denton has signed for FC Halifax Town.

It means a quick reunion with manager Billy Heath, under whom the the 26-year-old played at North Ferriby United for the last two seasons.

Heath last month became manager of Halifax, who have been relegated to the National League North.

Denton top-scored with 21 goals as Ferriby won promotion to the National League top flight to swap places with the Shaymen.

Heath has also signed left-back Josh Wilde and midfielder Liam King from Ferriby, as well as keeper Steve Drench from Guiseley.

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A Wembley hero when Ferriby beat Wrexham to win the FA Trophy in 2015, Denton has signed a two-year contract at Halifax, who have paid an undisclosed fee.

He was with Town from 2008-10 after being signed from the now-defunct Wakefield, but failed to make a first-team appearance.

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Denton, who joined Town on a three-year contract, had loans at Woking, Wakefield and Cheltenham Town before agreeing a contract settlement in 2010.

He has also had spells at Mossley, Alfreton Town and Worksop Town and plays Drakes Huddersfield League cricket for Shepley.