Ex-Hearts goalkeeper given chance to win deal with Kilmarnock

Former Hearts goalkeeper Jack Hamilton is bidding to win a contract with Kilmarnock.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 11:37 am
Jack Hamilton has been training with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS
Jack Hamilton has been training with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS

The 27-year-old has been training with Killie following his release from Dundee.

He will now be part of Tommy Wright’s squad for their pre-season training camp in Northern Ireland.

The former St Johnstone manager is undertaking an extensive rebuild at Rugby Park after relegation from the Premiership.

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He has already signed 12 players, including former Hearts starlet Scott Robinson, plus ex-Hibs duo Fraser Murray and Jason Naismith.

Wright revealed he tried to bring Hamilton to St Johnstone on a couple of occasions.

The goalkeeper came through the Hearts academy, making more than 60 appearances before a switch to Dundee.

“He is someone who has a lot of experience but for me he is someone who hasn’t fulfilled his full potential yet,” Wright told the Scottish Sun.

“If we do sign him then I am confident we could make him into a really top class goalkeeper who performs well on a consistent basis.”

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