Hull City have signed midfielder Jordan Flores after the midfielder's contract expired at Dundalk. 

The 25-year-old has signed an 18-month deal at the KCOM Stadium, with a club option of a further year.

Flores spent two seasons with the Lilywhites, winning the league in 2019 and helped them qualify for the Europa Leage group stages last year. 

He scored seven goals in 41 appearances for the Premier Division side, including a sensational left-footed volley against Shamrock Rovers which was nominated for the 2020 FIFA Puskas Award.

His career had stalled after injuries and had spells with AFC Flyde and Östersunds FK in Sweden but the move to Louth helped Flores find top form again. 

The attacking midfielder netted against Arsenal and Molde in the Europa League.

Hull are pushing for promotion and sit second in League 1 in England. 

"We’re really pleased," said City boss Grant McCann.

"Jordan will bring good balance to the team, being left footed. He’s different to what we’ve already got in midfield and will provide good competition for places.

"He can score a screamer and shoot from distance with his left foot and right foot. He can open up things and see passes. He is very good in terms of putting forwards in.

"We’re bringing him in for his creativity and he’s quite versatile in the way he plays."

In other League of Ireland news, David Parkhouse has rejoined Derry City on a three-year deal.

The striker scored 19 goals in 39 appearances in his first stint at the Candystripes in 2019 before he returned to Sheffield United at the end of that campaign.

He's since had loan spells at Stevenage and Hartlepool United but is back at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadum on a permanent basis.

"I couldn't be happier to have finally got it all sorted," he said.

"I had a number of offers and things to consider but this is my hometown club. I love the place to bits and was actually devastated to have to leave in 2019."

St Pat's Athletic have confirmed the signing of Matty Smith from Waterford FC, 

Speaking to stpatsfc.com head coach Stephen O’Donnell expressed his excitement at having captured the Scot who has previously played for Dundee United.

"I really admired Matty at Waterford last season. 

"He gave a real edge from higher up the pitch and aggressive running in behind, closing down and showing a really good work ethic. He is again another one for us with a great age profile at 23 years of age. I can't wait to get working with him on the training pitch and I am really delighted we have got him over the line in joining us."