13 great signings made after the January transfer window

The transfer window has closed but that doesn’t necessarily mean your club’s business is done just yet. There have been hundreds of deals completed by Scotland’s clubs outwith the window over the past 15 years, as they look to use free agents and loan deals to improve their squad for the run-in. Here is a selection of some of the best.

Signed in February, 2014, the defender would ultimately net the goal which saw Motherwell pip Aberdeen to second place at the season's end.
Signed in February, 2013, the returning striker's heroics the following season would go a long way to keeping Killie in the top flight.

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Signed in February, 2011, the centre-back would helped the club win one cup final and reach another during his two-and-a-half years back in Gorgie.
Signed in February, 2012, Beattie would score the famous goal (and perform the infamous celebration) that vaulted Hearts into the 2012 Scottish Cup final.
Loaned in February, 2010, 'Original Dubes' would be a standout at McDiarmid Park for 18 months before moving back to England.
Loaned in February, 2017, Ambrose would eventually sign permanently in the summer and, ultimately, enjoy close to two years of excellent football at Easter Road.
Signed in March, 2017, Temps would help Accies stay up his first season and then become the team's undoubted star player the following campaign.
Signed in February, 2015, McDonald would return to help his old club avoid relegation in the play-offs and play a key role the following two seasons.
Signed in February, 2016, for the second of three spells. This was his most impressive period at McDiarmid Park as he fired in 15 goals the following season, which helped him win a move to boyhood heroes Hibs.
Signed in March, 2016, the goalkeeper would put in a heroic performance in Hibs' semi-final victory over Dundee United. He then kept goal for their 3-2 triumph over Rangers in the final.
Signed in February, 2013, originally as a defender before developing into one of the best all-action midfielders in the second tier.
Signed in February, 2015, the striker netted in the 3-2 Scottish Cup semi win over Celtic as they went on to win the trophy.
Signed in February, 2012, after two successful loan spells and would go on to help the club gain promotion to the top flight.