Joe Grayson has got himself fixed up at a new club following his release by Rovers.

Grayson’s 14-year association with Rovers ended when he was let go by the club following a loan spell at Oxford United in the second half of the season.

He has now secured a two-year deal with League Two side AFC Barrow where he will link-up with another player released by Rovers this summer in Tom White.

Grayson is Mark Cooper’s seventh signing since taking charge at Holker Street with the former Rovers Under-23s captain having had previous experience in the EFL with Grimsby Town and Oxford United.

He made his professional debut for Rovers in a 4-1 EFL Cup win over Lincoln City in 2018 and then 12 months later featured again in the same competition against Oldham Athletic.

Injury then sidelined him for a year before making his return for the Under-23s and then being loaned to Oxford where he struggled for game-time as they reached the League One play-offs.

Grayson was one of a crop of young centre halves coming through at the club, but was the first to part ways with the club, with Scott Wharton, Hayden Carter and Tyler Magloire having all overtaken him in the pecking order following his injury.

The set piece specialist will hope a new home will afford him the chance to get his career back on track.