Writer: Ian De-Lar
Date:Sunday July 27 2014
Argyle manager John Sheridan has so far managed to secure eight new signings this summer with defender Kelvin Mellor the sixth of the new players to arrive at Home Park.
The former Crewe player signed a two-year contract.
Let's have a look at the career of the 23-year old right-back.
Mellor was spotted at non-league side Nantwich Town by Crewe manager Dario Gradi in 2008 and quickly moved to Gresty Road.
To aid his development Mellor was loaned out to Stafford Rangers and Newcastle Town and finally made his Crewe debut in November 2010.
Further loan spells followed at Leek Town and Icelandic side ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar and it was during the 2011-2012 season that Mellor cemented a regular place in the Crewe team.
That season ended with Crewe promoted to League One following a play-off final win against Cheltenham at Wembley.
Championship side Derby County offered the right-back a three-year contract but Mellor chose to stay at Gresty Road and play for Crewe in League One.
The season ended with Crewe and Mellor back at Wembley in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final against Southend which ended in a 2-0 win.
Mellor wasn't a regular starter in the Crewe side in League One last season but still managed to play in 32 games and at the end of that campaign he was released.
With Sheridan in the market for a right-back Mellor travelled down the A38 to sign a two-year contract.
Mellor is yet another new signing who has played in a higher league and tasted promotion from League Two.
The 23-year old is taller than an average right-back at six-feet two-inches and should be a threat at set-pieces although his main attribute is his pace and can also slot in at centre-back when needed.
Welcome to Home Park.
Date:Sunday July 27 2014
Argyle Home Attendance (Wednesday May 27 2015)
Where Are They Now - Archie Gorman (Monday May 25 2015)
Less Miles On The Road For The Green Army (Sunday May 24 2015)
Argyle Away Attendance (Friday May 22 2015)
Where Are They Now - Barry Hayles (Wednesday May 20 2015)
Argyle Show New Kit (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Argyle Third Favourites For League 2 Title (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Who's Staying, Who's Going? (Saturday May 16 2015)
Wycombe v Argyle Match Highlights (Friday May 15 2015)
Stats: Wycombe v Plymouth Argyle (Friday May 15 2015)
|Hatters Sign Orient Centre-Back
» Luton : 27/05/2015 17:39:01
|Penny Charged With Assault
» Southend : 27/05/2015 17:33:01
|Andy King - RIP
» Luton : 27/05/2015 17:30:00
|Defender Hughes Signs For Stevenage
» Stevenage : 27/05/2015 17:07:01
|Chesterfield Friendly Announced
» Hartlepool : 27/05/2015 16:56:00