Barnsley sign Iain Hume for £1.2m

SIMON DAVEY has made the biggest signing of his Barnsley career with the £1.2m purchase of Leicester City striker Iain Hume.

Barnsley beat Championship rivals Sheffield United, Preston and Wolves to the signature of the 24-year-old Canadian, signalling their intent to challenge for a top six spot next season.

The former Tranmere striker scored 11 goals for Leicester last season but could not help them drop out of the division.

Read the full story in Thursday's Yorkshire Post.