Date of birth
In January 2021, Crawley signed James Tilley on a two-and-a-half year deal with an option for a third.
After his release from Grimsby Town, Tilley joined us after progressing through the ranks at Brighton and Hove Albion within the youth system. Before being transferred to Grimsby in 2019, the attacking midfielder also had loan spells at Cork City and Yeovil Town, where he played nineteen times in league competition for both sides.
Since joining the Reds, James has played 74 games as of January 2023, scoring 11 goals. The midfielder hit electric form in the second-half of the 2021/22 season, carrying it into the 2022/23 season scoring five league goals before the new year.