They’ve been together at Hamilton and Wigan, now James McArthur and James McCarthy have been reunited at Crystal Palace.

McCarthy has signed for the Selhurst park outfit. He joins his former Accies teammate McArthur at the London club.

Ex-Hamilton pair McArthur and McCarthy are back together at Crystal Palace. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Some fans have reacted to the pair being reunited by Roy Hodgson.

McArthur and McCarthy are a great advert for Hamilton

They seem to follow each other at every turn. It’s quite incredible that McArthur and McCarthy have been put together again.

What makes it even more unbelievable is that this is the third separate club they’ve been at together.

They’ve been round the block (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First of all they controlled the Accies midfield together. Hamilton may not have a midfield duo of that calibre again, as the two midfielders were top class for the South Lanarkshire side. They made a combined 246 Accies appearances.

Their greatest achievement together was at their next club, Wigan. The two Accies academy graduates helped the Latics to a shock FA Cup win over Manchester City.

It’s a great advert for Hamilton that the two are still playing together. They’ve operated at an elite level for years now and Accies gave them the springboard to reach the heights they’re at currently.

Accies gave them a platform. (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

The pair are role models for developing Accies youngsters due to their success in the English Premier League.

McArthur and McCarthy are back together. Crystal Palace may have earned a few extra fans from Hamilton with this signing.

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