SIGNED | Striker JJ Hooper Signs For Wrexham AFC

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Tue 18 Jun 2019

Key Facts

  • JJ Hooper has signed a one-year deal at Wrexham AFC
  • JJ most recently played for League Two side Grimsby Town
  • JJ scored 19 goals in 25 appearances last season while on-loan with fellow National League side Bromley
  • Wrexham AFC will submit a request for International Clearance

Wrexham AFC are delighted to announce the signing of striker JJ Hooper on a one-year deal.  

The striker spent the second half of last season on a loan spell with National League side Bromley scoring 19 goals in 25 games having switched to Hays Lane in December 2018.

The 25-year-old caught the eye of Newcastle United while playing for Cray Wanderers, signing a two-year scholarship with the Magpies on 19th August 2011 and, the following day he scored a hat-trick against Chelsea Under 18’s.

After several loans away from St. James’ Park he joined Northampton Town during the summer of 2013 but it was with Havant & Waterlooville in 2014 where he started to hit his true form.

He scored 13 goals in 37 appearances for the Hawks earning a move to League Two with Port Vale. After a brief loan back to Northampton he joined his last club Grimsby Town in 2017.

The Mariners loaned him to fellow National League side Bromley hitting the target on a regular basis,  adding to the two goals he’d scored earlier in the season for Grimsby.
Standing at 6 foot 1, the talented forward can also use his pace playing wide and has been described as having ‘excellent one-on-one technical finishing skills’. 

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