DATE OF BIRTH
In July 2007 Jonny Hayes joined Leicester City on a three year deal, making his league debut against Blackpool on 11 August. In January 2008, Hayes joined Northampton Town on loan until the end of the season. In October, Hayes joined Cheltenham Town on a trial period, with a view to a loan move, a move which was confirmed on 20 October 2008. On 22 July 2009, Hayes then moved north and joined Scottish First Division side Inverness Caledonian Thistle and helped them gain promotion to the SPL in season 2009–10. After some excellent performances in the Highland capital, Jonny joined Aberdeen FC on a two year deal and quickly established himself as a fans favourite. Over his two seasons in Granite City, Hayes has produced a number of memorable performances and scored some spectacular goals in what has been a highly successful period for the club. Jonny remains an integral part of the Dons first team squad to date and has recently signed an extension to his contract.