Ex-Preston North End winger Chris Humphrey signs for new club in Scotland just days after retiring from full-time game

Former Preston North End Chris Humphrey has signed for lower league Scottish club East Kilbride just days after announcing his retirement from the full-time game.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 3:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 7:33 pm
Former Preston North End winger Chris Humphrey

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On announcing he was quitting due to a persistent shin injury Humphrey told the Post he would consider offers to play at a lower level.

And the winger has now taken up the chance to play for the Kilby currently second in the Lowland League, the fifth tier of Scottish football.

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The former Jamaica international has previously played north of the border for Hibernian and Motherwell.

Humphrey made his debut on Saturday as East Kilbride saw off Spartans 3-1 in the second round of the Scottish Cup.

The 31-year-old made 133 appearances for North End in a three-and-a-half-stay at Deepdale, scoring eight goals, and was in the 2014/15 promotion-winning squad.

Former Preston North End winger Chris Humphrey