Vital Football

Latest Plymouth Argyle News

New Player #6 Kelvin Mellor

New Player #6 Kelvin Mellor

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.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Ian De-Lar
Date:Sunday July 27 2014
Time: 10:27AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Dan Blackwell Retires

Login to post a comment

Recent Plymouth Argyle Articles

Ref For Cambridge v Argyle

The referee for Argyle's final away League Two game against Cambridge United at the Abbey Stadium on Saturday is Trevor Kettle.

Plymouth - Football League Dates 2016/17

The Football League, or the brainless EFL rebrand, have today released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

The McHugh Factor

Just how important is Carl McHugh to Plymouth Argyle?

Argyle 2 - 3 Dagenham Match Highlights

The match highlights of Argyle's crushing 3-2 defeat against Dagenham and Redbridge at Home Park on Saturday.

Archived Vital Argyle Articles

Vital Argyle articles from

Site Journalists

Ian De-Lar
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Argyle be promoted this season?
Suggested By: Plymouth Vital
Yes63%
No35%
Undecided2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 44 27 12 5 93 33
2 Accrington 44 23 12 9 81 25
3 Oxford 44 22 14 8 80 38
4 Bristol Rovers 44 24 7 13 79 27
5 Plymouth 44 23 8 13 77 21
6 Portsmouth 44 20 15 9 75 30
7 Wimbledon 44 20 11 13 71 13
8 Cambridge 44 18 12 14 66 11
9 Wycombe 44 17 13 14 64 5
10 Carlisle 44 16 16 12 64 2
11 Mansfield 44 17 12 15 63 9
12 Exeter 44 17 12 15 63 1
13 Luton 44 18 9 17 63 1
14 Leyton Orient 44 17 12 15 63 -3
15 Barnet 44 16 11 17 59 -3
16 Hartlepool 44 15 6 23 51 -16
17 Notts County 44 13 9 22 48 -25
18 Crawley 44 13 8 23 47 -27
19 Stevenage 44 11 13 20 46 -15
20 Yeovil 44 10 15 19 45 -16
21 Morecambe 44 12 8 24 44 -22
22 Newport 44 10 13 21 43 -19
R York 44 7 12 25 33 -33
R Dag & Red 44 7 10 27 31 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Plymouth Argyle Results (view all)

Plymouth Argyle Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.PL2 3DQ4