MX23RW : Friday, September 18 07:39:37| >> :600:142021:142021:

Stephen McGinn joins Hibernian on season-long loan

Stephen McGinn joins Hibernian on season-long loan
© Getty Images
Former St Mirren skipper Stephen McGinn joins brother Paul in Leith and follows his youngest sibling John.

Stephen McGinn has continued the family dynasty at Easter Road after joining Hibernian on a season-long deal.

The former St Mirren skipper joins brother Paul in Leith and follows his youngest sibling John, who also shone for the capital club before securing his move to Aston Villa.

The 31-year-old midfielder has been training with Jack Ross' team since the squad returned for pre-season after being surprisingly released by Buddies boss Jim Goodwin at the end of last term.

And Ross is looking forward to utilising the former Scotland Under-21 player's experience and leadership qualities as Hibs aim to build on a positive start to the season.

He said: "For me, Stephen adds a lot to the group and the environment at the training ground.

"You can never have enough good professionals with leadership qualities and we're fortunate, as I've said repeatedly, to have a great core of those at Hibernian."

All three McGinn brothers played for St Mirren at various stages and that feat will now be mirrored at the other end of the M8.

Stephen added: "It means a lot to me to have signed for Hibernian and it goes without saying that no-one needs to explain the size of the club to me.

"John and Paul have thrived here and it's a privilege to get the chance to play my part as well."

ID:414581:

Click here for more stories about Stephen McGinn

Click here for more stories about Hibernian

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos celebrates scoring against St Mirren in the Scottish Premiership on August 9, 2020
Read Next:
Rangers suffer Alfredo Morelos injury blow in Dundee United win
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.
Read more about Stephen McGinn Football

rhs 2.0
Europa League
Championship
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
League of Ireland Premier
Welsh Premier League
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Eerste Divisie
Copa Libertadores
AFC Champions League
Chinese Super League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
European Challenge Cup
Challenge Cup
NFL
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1RangersRangers76101501519
2Celtic65101731416
3Hibernian7511113816
4Aberdeen540152312
5Ross County7223611-58
6St Johnstone721448-47
7St Mirren7214410-67
8Dundee UnitedDundee Utd7214412-87
9Hamilton AcademicalHamilton6204410-66
10Kilmarnock7124910-15
11Livingston7124611-55
12Motherwell712438-55

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!