Kilmarnock: Striker Nathan Eccleston signs short-term deal

Nathan Eccleston scored twice for Partick Thistle.
Form Partick Thistle striker Nathan Eccleston had been training with Kilmarnock.

Kilmarnock have signed former Partick Thistle striker Nathan Eccleston on a short-tern deal until the summer.

Eccleston was a free agent after being released by Firhill boss Alan Archibald on Monday.

The 24-year-old scored twice in 11 games after previous spells at Huddersfield, Charlton, Coventry and Blackpool.

He has turned out for Kilmarnock as a trialist during a 1-1 draw with Hearts in the SPFL Development League.

Eccleston was named as a substitute for Kilmarnock's home clash with Dundee United.