Horsham sign Richie Byrne

Pic by Cate Gillon.  22/3/04  For Sport: The Tennent's Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park. Dunfermline  v Celtic.  1-3 Dunfermline: Richie Byrne Celtic: Didier Agathe mmpix20130123144212
Pic by Cate Gillon. 22/3/04 For Sport: The Tennent's Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park. Dunfermline v Celtic. 1-3 Dunfermline: Richie Byrne Celtic: Didier Agathe mmpix20130123144212

Horsham have signed 33-year-old left back Richie Byrne and he has gone straight into the squad to face Tooting and Mitcham tonight (tonight).

@HFCPressOffice tweeted: ‘PLAYER NEWS: 33 year old defender Richie Byrne has joined @HorshamFC, going straight into tonight’s squad.’

Byrne started his career at Shamrock Rovers before going on to play for Dunfermline Athletic, Aberdeen and Oldham.

In November 2007, Byrne made his international debut for Republic of Ireland B national team, in a match against Scotland B. Byrne scored Ireland’s goal in the 63rd minute, in a 1–1 draw.

Horsham will be hoping that Byrne will be able to sure up a backline that has conceded six goals in its last two matches