ST Mirren have announced the signing of goalkeeper Dean Lyness on a short-term deal.

Lyness has been training with the squad for a few weeks and has joined the Buddies until January.

The Englishman started out at Birmingham City and has had spells in Scotland with Hearts and East Fife.

He has also spent time with Kidderminster, Burton Albion, Blackpool and Nuneaton Town south of the border.

Speaking to, Lyness said: "I've been in training for a while and obviously made an impression on the coaching staff.

"I got the call that the club was going to make me an offer and I'm delighted to get it sorted.

"I just want to make as best an impression as I can and make sure I am ready if the required."