Blue Brazil boy Stevenson joins Peterhead FC

Peterhead FC's latest signing Jamie Stevenson joins boss Jim McInally to sign his contract.
Peterhead FC's latest signing Jamie Stevenson joins boss Jim McInally to sign his contract.

Blue Toon boss Jim McInally has unveiled his latest summer transfer signing, Cowdenbeath’s Jamie Stevenson.

The 29-year-old attacking-midfielder once again teams up with the manager he served at Morton and East Stirling.

Although not Peterhead’s first signing of the window, Raith Rovers defender Reece Donaldson returned after a spell on loan, Stevensonis the first new face the Balmoor faithful will see.

And the manager paid tribute to the Supporters Club, who helped fund the move.

McInally said: “Firstly I’ve got to thank our supporters who made this possible.

“My thinking with Jamie is that although we were successful last season we had deficiencies.

Peterhead FC's latest signing Jamie Stevenson joins boss Jim McInally to sign his contract.

Peterhead FC's latest signing Jamie Stevenson joins boss Jim McInally to sign his contract.

“We need to moves things on a wee bit and to make progress you need to keeping improving your work ethic. Jamie can do that.”

Stevenson kicked off his career with Aberdeen FC but was released by the Dons because they felt he was too small to make an impact in Scottish football.

After spells with Alloa and Mallorca B, Stevenson was snapped up by McInally at Cappielow Park.

McInally continued: “When I signed him for Morton in the division we’re going into he played a massive part in helping us win the title.

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“He brings composure on the ball, he’s a terrific passer of the ball and he’s really good technically.

“He’s the technical player I think we were short of in the last campaign.

“Take Rory McAllister for instance - he can always score a goal when he picks up the ball and Jamie can lay on terrific passes for him to do just that.”

The Blue Toon boss told the Buchanie that his close relationship with Stevenson meant he had no hesitation in bringing the Glaswegian in.

“He’s a lovely boy and that’s another big attraction.

“He’s got a good personality. He joined us for training on Sunday and fitted straight in.

“There are no problems with that aspect because that’s something I take into consideration.”

Stevenson followed McInally to the Shire in 2009 and as since plied his trade with Airdrie and the Blue Brazil.