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Carlisle United FC Player Profiles

Posted 18th July 2016 at 03:50 pm

Danny Grainger

Experienced left back Danny Grainger became the first summer signing of 2014 when he returned to his native Cumbria to join the club on a one-year deal.

His attitude and approach earned him a new deal which keeps him at Brunton Park until the summer of 2017.

Grainger had played exclusively north of the border since turning professional but spent his formative years with the Blues as part of the Centre of Excellence programme.

The Penrith-born defender has enjoyed spells with Gretna, Brechin (loan), Dundee United, St Johnstone, Hearts and St Mirren during his 12-year stay in Scotland and had a short trial period at Brunton Park in pre-season in 2013 before joining Dunfermline.

Popular in the dressing room he enjoys the club captain role.

Danny Grainger is available to sponsor. Call the commercial department on 01228 554155 for more information.

Career History