Glenavon sign former Under 21 international

Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton has made his first signing of the January transfer window.

Wednesday, 28th December 2016, 8:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:12 pm
New Glenavon forward James Gray in action for Northern Ireland U21s at Mourneview Park in 2013. Pic: Presseye

Former Northern Ireland Under 21 international James Gray has joined the Mourneview Park club from Southport, who play in the National League, the fifth tier of English football.

Gray, who was born in England, has represented Northern Ireland at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels, as he is the son of ex-Northern Ireland striker Phil.

After playing his youth football at Middlesborough, the 5 foot 10 forward began his senior career at Darlington and has also played for Accrington Stanley and Wrexham amongst others.