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Monday 1st September 2014

Deadline day round-up

Signings made on deadline day by SPFL clubs

There have been a number of deadline day comings and goings across the SPFL on Monday.

The transfer window closed at 11pm and these are the deals that have been concluded:


Scottish Premiership

Celtic have completed the signing of 24-year-old Serbia striker Stefan Scepovic on a four-year contract from Sporting Gijon in Spain. Teemu Pukki has joined Danish side Brondby on loan and fellow forward Amido Balde has agreed a loan move to Beveren in Belgium.

Dundee goalkeeper Grant Adam has left Dens Park after his short-term deal came to an end.

Partick Thistle have signed former Blackpool striker Nathan Eccleston. The 23-year-old was at Liverpool earlier in his career and has had loan spells at a number of clubs, including Tranmere, Carlisle and Coventry.

Ross County have signed Dundee United forward Michael Gardyne on loan until January. The former Celtic player returns to the Dingwall club, where he spent a number of years prior to his switch to Tannadice in summer 2012. County have also announced the arrival of Celtic midfielder Jackson Irvine and ex-Hearts, Falkirk and Kilmarnock defender Darren Barr.

Scottish Championship

Alloa have signed central defender Kyle Benedictus on loan from Dundee until the end of the season.

Cowdenbeath have signed Rangers striker Calum Gallagher on loan until January. Utility player Pat Scullion has joined the Blue Brazil after leaving Clyde last week and Jimmy Nicholl has also snapped up 18-year-old forward Anthony Higgins, who was previously with Airdrie.

Falkirk have brought in 22-year-old Irish defender Joe Shaughnessy on loan from Aberdeen until January. The Bairns have also signed winger David Smith, 21, on a two-year deal from Hearts.

Hibernian have signed Celtic midfielder Dylan McGeouch on a season-long loan deal. Hibs boss Alan Stubbs has also added 19-year-old Southampton striker Jake Sinclair on loan until the end of 2014/15.

Raith Rovers have signed attacking midfielder Barrie McKay on loan from Rangers until January.

Scottish League 1

Airdrieonians have signed striker Bryan Prunty until the end of the season after he left Dumbarton. The former Ayr and Alloa forward had a spell at the Excelsior Stadium between 2005 and 2008. Diamonds boss Gary Bollan has also landed Canadian defender Luca Gasparotto on loan from Rangers until January.

Ayr United have signed former Scotland striker Craig Beattie. The 30-year-old, whose previous clubs include Celtic, West Brom, Swansea, Hearts and Dundee, moves to Somerset Park after a brief spell in Malta. Meanwhile, highly-rated Ayr winger Alan Forrest has signed a contract extension until the end of the 2015/16 season.

Morton have signed Robbie Crawford on loan from Rangers until January.

Stenhousemuir have brought in Hearts striker Gary Oliver on loan until January. He scored against Scott Booth's side in last week's League Cup tie between the teams at Ochilview. Rangers midfielder Tom Walsh has also moved on loan until January.

Stranraer have signed Rangers midfielder Danny Stoney on loan until January.

Scottish League 2

Clyde have signed Kilmarnock midfielder Euan Smith on loan until January. Barry Ferguson has also brought in midfielder Craig McLeish from East Kilbride on a one-year deal while defender Craig Halkett moves to Broadwood on loan from Rangers until January.