Former City midfielder signs for Ayr United

Former Derry City midfielder has joined Ayr United this week.
Former Derry City midfielder has joined Ayr United this week.
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FORMER Derry City midfielder, Jon Paul McGovern has signed for Scottish League One side, Ayr United.

The 33 year-old who was released by the ‘Candy Stripes’ early last month after making just 10 appearances, joined the Scottish club yesterday.

McGovern, was the fourth player signed by former Derry boss, Roddy Collins to be released by new City boss Peter Hutton last month.

Ayr manager, Mark Roberts was delighted to get the Glasgow native on board. “JP is a quality footballer with over 300 games experience at a high level in England,” he said.

“He has came here very fit already and will have a massive impact on games.”

McGovern began his career as a youngster with Celtic and has also played for Livingston, Sheffield Wednesday, MK Dons, Swindon Town and Carlisle United.