Lough signs for Icelandic side

Ashington CFC captain Darren Lough, who suffered a serious head injury in Saturday's 3-3 FA Cup draw with Vauxhall Motors.

Ashington CFC captain Darren Lough, who suffered a serious head injury in Saturday's 3-3 FA Cup draw with Vauxhall Motors.

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ASHINGTON CFC club captain Darren Lough, pictured, will miss the start of the new season after signing for Icelandic side KA Akureyri.

Colliers boss Gary Middleton said: “Darren has decided to further his career and we wish him well.

“He has signed a professional contract until the end of their campaign and we hope he gets back playing to where he was before he suffered the horrific injury last season where he fractured his skull.”

Middleton added: “Darren wants to come back to us and we hope to see him after the Icelandic season ends, which is sometime in October.”

KA Akureyri play in the 1. Deild – Iceland League.