born in Mansfield, James Perch was on Norwich's books as a schoolboy
before joining Notts Forest's academy. Playing either as a right-bak
or a centre-back, he made his league debut in 2004 and had made
almost 200 appearances by the end of the 2009/10 season. The captain
of Forest's first team, he was the subject of a transfer bid by
Newcastle in January 2010 which was dismissed as derisory.
James finally signed for Newcastle on a four year deal at the beginning
of July 2010
On 3rd July 2013, Perch signed for Wigan on a four year contract
for an undisclosed fee rumoured to be £1million. He had played
80 times for Newcastle.
He moved to QPR on 31st July 2015.
After making 79 appearances for QPR, he was released on 8th May 2018. He then signed a two year deal with Scunthorpe on 1st August 2018.