Date: 20th October 2015 at 1:47pm
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Yesterday evening Cheltenham confirmed the signing of midfielder James Dayton on a free transfer.

The winger has been out of contract and clubless since leaving Oldham over the summer, and he has signed an initial three month contract at Whaddon Road.

The 26 year old came through the Crystal Palace ranks as a youngster, and went on to play for Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premier League before making the move to Oldham in the summer of 2013.

He also had loans experience from spells with Yeovil, Crawley and St Mirren.

At Kilmarnock he played alongside Gary’s offspring Lee Johnson, and it was Johnson who took him to Oldham when he took up the position of manager, so Gary knows him and knows of him reasonably well and what he’s capable of.

He comes in in time to potentially make his debut when we face Havant and Waterlooville in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round this weekend but that decision will depend on his fitness levels.

He comes in with 103 starts under his belt in his career, with a further 54 from the bench. Across those games he has scored 13 times.

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