Macclesfield Town Football Club are delighted to confirm the signing of goalkeeper Billy O’Brien. The 21-year-old has agreed a one-year deal with the Silkmen after leaving Manchester City earlier this summer.
O’Brien progressed through the academy at the Etihad Stadium and has featured regularly for the City Development squad.
He spent the second half of last season on loan with Scottish Championship side St Mirren, making 15 appearances to help the club survive in the second tier.
O’Brien has also been capped up to U21 level with Wales also had a spell on loan with Hyde earlier in his career but will now link up with John Askey’s side where he will compete with Shwan Jalal for a spot in the Silkmen starting XI.
O’Brien will wear the number 12 shirt during his time at the Football Club and you’ll be able to see an exclusive interview with our 15th summer signing on Silkmen TV later today.