Ashley Grimes: Southport sign former Manchester United academy player

Ashley Grimes
Ashley Grimes has scored 46 goals in 218 appearances during his career

Southport have signed former Manchester United academy midfielder Ashley Grimes for next season.

The 29-year-old spent two years on the staff at Old Trafford before a spell at local rivals Manchester City.

He made his professional debut during a loan spell at Swindon and since then his clubs have included Millwall, Rochdale and Walsall.

Grimes played against Southport last season, one of 17 appearances for National League rivals Barrow.

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