Chris-Weale

Experienced Keeper Chris Weale agrees terms in coup signing for @DorchTownFC

Dorchester Town are delighted to announce that experienced goalkeeper Chris Weale has agreed terms to be at the Avenue Stadium next season.

Chris 35, began his career at Yeovil Town where he played for the Glovers at non-league level before they were promoted to the Football League.

He joined Bristol City in the summer of 2006 where he made a handful of appearances for the Robins, he had loan spells at Hereford United and Yeovil, where he scored in a 2-2 draw against the Bulls before sealing a move to Leicester City in the summer of 2009.

He played 51 times as the Foxes reached the Championship’s Play-Off Semi Finals in 2009/10 and appeared on 31 occasions in the following campaign.

In 2011/12 he made three more appearances for Leicester City before having a loan spell at Northampton Town in League Two.

Chris signed for Shrewsbury Town in the summer of 2012 and appeared 49 times in their League One campaign, winning the 2012/13 Player of the Year Award in the process, he was also a regular in the Shrews 2013/14 season.

After leaving Shrewsbury, Chris returned to Yeovil in the summer of 2014 and played nine times in League One as well as a further 13 times in League Two where he was player-goalkeeping coach, before leaving the club at the end of his contract.

In the summer of 2016, Chris signed for Derby County, providing cover in the Rams’ goalkeeping department following the departures of Lee Grant and Kelle Roos.

Welcome to the Magpies Chris.

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