Marine AFC have announced the signing of midfielder Steve Irwin from Stalybridge Celtic.

The Liverpool-based 27-year-old began his career with Liverpool in 2008 and has had time abroad with Telstar, FF Jaro and Aab. Since returning to the UK he has had spells at Skelmersdale United, FC United of Manchester in the National North and a short spell at Stalybridge Celtic.

Finlay Sinclair-Smith has also joined the club on loan from Blackpool FC. The 18-year-old is a winger who signed his first professional contract with the Tangerines in May.

He made his senior debut on 29 August 2017, scoring in a 1-1 with Wigan Athletic in the EFL Trophy.