Blue Square Bet North club Hinckley United have signed young defender Ashley Palmer, who was released by npower….
…..League One side Scunthorpe United at the end of last season.
Palmer originally progressed through the Barnsley youth ranks but was released in February 2009 and signed for Scunthorpe where he became youth team captain.
He signed his first professional contract in June 2010 on a one-year deal and made his senior debut in August 2011 in a Carling Cup win over Hartlepool United at Glanford Park.
He had loan spells in the Conference Premier with Southport in January 2012 and then Hinckley`s league rivals Harrogate Town towards the end of last season.