James joined the club in January 2011 a few days after John Dempster as Reds made another raid on Conference rivals Kettering. Although predominantly a wide midfielder he can also slot in at right back and that versatility is one of the reasons why Steve Evans brought him to the club amid interest from several rivals. He scored one of the most important goals of the season in the 3-1 win over Wimbledon in March, his first for the club.
Played youth football for Birmingham City and Cheltenham before enjoying a steady rise up the non-league ranks via home town club Coleshill, Redditch and Atherstone.
Date of birth: Mar 15 1987. Height: 6ft Weight: 11st 10lb.