3. Adam Crookes
DATE OF BIRTH
Former Port Vale defender Adam Crookes joined the Mariners on an initial one-year deal during the summer.
The 23-year-old left-back came through the Academy system at Nottingham Forest, spending 14 years at the club where he captained the Under 18's to a League title as well as the Fifth Round of the FA Youth Cup.
Whilst at Forest, Crookes has enjoyed loan spells at Guiseley, Lincoln City and most recently Port Vale, where his loan move was made permanent in the summer of 2019. During his time at The Valiants, Crookes made a total of 39 appearances scoring once in all competitions.