Okera Simmonds

Accrington Stanley completed the signing of young forward Okera Simmonds on a permanent deal on 1 February 2019. The 19-year-old joined the Reds as a free agent less than 24 hours after leaving Blackburn Rovers, and put pen to paper on an 18-month contract with the option of a further year. Simmonds began his career in […]

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Paul Smyth

Forward Paul Smyth has signed for Accrington Stanley until the end of the season on loan from Championship side QPR. The 21-year-old grew up in Belfast and came through the ranks at NIFL Premiership side Linfield, from U12 level. He was spotted by Northern Ireland U21 analyst Andrew Belk and signed for QPR aged 19. Smyth, […]

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Luke Armstrong

Middlesbrough striker Luke Armstrong joined Stanley on loan until the end of the season on 11 January 2019. The 22-year-old is the son of former Stockport County, Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town striker Alun Armstrong, and was on loan at National League side Gateshead for the first half of the 2018/19 season. Armstrong spent five years at […]

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Offrande Zanzala

Highly-rated 21-year-old centre forward Offrande Zanzala joined Stanley permanently in August 2018 after signing a two-year deal from Derby County. The Congolese striker originally joined the Reds on loan in January, signing from the Rams until the end of the season. Zanzala previously had a loan spell with Sky Bet League Two club Stevenage and […]

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Billy Kee

Billy Kee returned for a second spell with Accrington Stanley in the 2015/16 season and became a key member of the squad. The striker’s first taste of league football came with the Reds in a loan spell from Leicester City in 2009, followed by permanent spells with Torquay and Burton Albion that saw him cement […]

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