German signs for St Albans City

PUBLISHED: 12:14 23 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:17 23 February 2018

Former Queens Park Rangers striker Antonio German, seen scoring against Swansea City, has signed for St Albans City. Picture: ANTHONY DEVLIN/PA

Former Queens Park Rangers striker Antonio German, seen scoring against Swansea City, has signed for St Albans City. Picture: ANTHONY DEVLIN/PA

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St Albans City have swooped for a former QPR striker as they look to make their final push towards promotion from Vanarama National League South.

Antonio German scores for QPR against Doncaster Rovers in the Championship. Picture: PA WIREAntonio German scores for QPR against Doncaster Rovers in the Championship. Picture: PA WIRE

Antonio German arrives at Clarence Park having been most recently at rivals Hemel Hempstead Town.

However, before that he has an impressive list of employers.

He started life at Loftus Road where he made 22 league appearances and enjoyed loan spells at Aldershot Town, alongside current City favourite Ben Herd, Southend and Yeovil Town.

A permanent move to Stockport County followed before he returned south to feature for Brentford, Gillingham and a second spell with Aldershot.

New St Albans City signing had a spell at Gillingham among other clubs. Picture: SEAN DEMPSEY/PANew St Albans City signing had a spell at Gillingham among other clubs. Picture: SEAN DEMPSEY/PA

He also played in the Indian Premier League with Kerala Blasters.

That experience may prove vital and at 26 he is still approaching the prime of his career.

He will add competition up front for the likes of Sam Merson and Charlie Walker.

A spokesman for the club said: “We welcome Antonio and hope he enjoys his time in the yellow & blue of St Albans City.”

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