Date of birth
Northampton Town signed central defender Ryan McGivern in November 2017.
The 6ft 2in Northern Ireland international, who can also operate as a left back, started his career with Manchester City where he enjoyed a number of successful loan spells with the likes of Leicester City, Crystal Palace and Bristol City, making 32 appearances for the Ashton Gate side in 2011/12 as they secured their Championship status. He moved north of the border to make 33 appearances for Hibernian in the SPL in 2013/14 before returning to England and playing 48 times for League 1 side Port Vale from 2014 to 2016. He was most recently with Shrewsbury Town but has signed for the Cobblers after becoming free agent just before the transfer window closed in August 2017.