Southport: Joe Kearns and James Caton join National League club

James Caton
James Caton made two appearances for Blackpool in 2012

National League side Southport have signed winger James Caton and defender Joe Kearns.

Caton, who was released by Shrewsbury in May, made four appearances for the Sandgrounders while on loan in 2015.

The 22-year-old spent the second-half of last season on loan at Lincoln City, scoring three goals in 12 games.

Former Crewe Alexandra under-18 captain Kearns, 20, was released by the Railwaymen in the summer after failing to make a first-team appearance.

Find all the latest football transfers on our dedicated page.

Top Stories