Sky Bet League One outfit Gillingham have completed the signing of evergreen striker Josh Parker according to Kent Online.

The 26-year-old Slough born forward has joined The Gills after a successful trial spell with the Kent club.

Parker is something of a footballing journeyman with the player having represented 11 different clubs during his career to date but the Antiguan international striker will be hoping that Priestfield Stadium can become a home for the long term.

The player started his career in the academy system at Queens Park Rangers but Parker went on to make just six first team appearances for The Hoops and was loaned out to AFC Wimbledon, Northampton Town and Wycombe Wanderers before being released in 2011.

After leaving Loftus Road, Parker had spells with Oldham Athletic, Dagenham & Redbridge and Oxford United before joining Slovenian PrvaLiga club NK Domzale in summer 2013. The striker enjoyed his first real taste of regular football during his time at Sports Park with Parker netting 17 goals in 50 appearances for The Brigands.

Parker spent 18 months in Slovenian football before joining Serbian outfit Red Star Belgrade. The striker made little impact with The Star and soon found himself loaned out to Aberdeen. After failing to really relaunch his career, Parker most recently featured for National League South side Wealdstone prior to his trial spell with The Gills.


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