Former Inverness Caledonian Thistle star Mitchell Curry is the latest ex-SPFL face to head to America, leaving Sunderland for Inter Miami’s feeder club.

The MLS side, owned by English football legend David Beckham, have Fort Lauderdale CF as a feeder club in USL League One. Curry has departed Sunderland to make the move to the USA.

The Sunderland youngster is moving to America after his Inverness spell.

The Sunderland youngster is moving to America after his Inverness spell. (Photo by MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Curry was part of John Robertson’s Inverness plans last season, signing on loan from Sunderland. He joins the likes of Stuart Findlay, Lewis Morgan and Johnny Russell as former SPFL players in the MLS.

An Inter Miami statement reads: “Fort Lauderdale CF announced today its full roster ahead of the team’s second season in USL League One. Fort Lauderdale, which will be coached by Darren Powell, will once again feature both professional players and players registered from the Inter Miami CF Academy presented by Baptist Health.


“All signings are pending league and federation approval. Several new players have signed professional contracts with the team ahead of the 2021 season, including Abel Caputo, Mitchell Curry, Venton Evans, Shaan Hundal, Ignacio Poplawski, Luis Zamudio and Andre Zuluaga.

“Curry, 21, signed for the team from Sunderland A.F.C in England, where he featured as a striker and made his senior debut in Dec. 2020. Curry will join the team pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate.”

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