Alfreton Town sign former Grimsby Town, Crewe, Accrington and Wrexham defender Darran Kempson

ALFRETON Town have signed 6ft 2in central defender Darran Kempson on contract to the end of the 2011/12 season.

Kempson (27), was a free agent after having a two-year contract with Grimsby Town cancelled by mutual consent in December 2011. He had been club captain at Blundell Park.

He has a wealth of experience at Conference Premier level and above and his list of former clubs include Morecambe, Wrexham, Shrewsbury Town, Crewe Alexandra, Accrington Stanley.

He will wear squad number 26 and has been added to Nicky Law’s squad for Saturday’s league game at Luton Town.