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FC United Bring In New Keeper

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Vanarama National League North club FC United of Manchester, have announced the signing of 23-year-old goalkeeper Lloyd Allinson from Chesterfield.

Allinson made ten first-team appearances for the Spireites last season.

Allinson joined Huddersfield Town at under-10 level from Rothwell Town.

Whilst at Huddersfield he had two loan spells at Ilkeston FC during the 2011/12 and 2013/14 seasons before becoming a regular on Huddersfield’s first-team bench during the 2014/15 season.

He eventually made his senior debut for Huddersfield in May 2016.

In August 2016, the 6’ 1” keeper signed for Chesterfield after featuring for the club during pre-season.

He made his Chesterfield debut in August in a 2-1 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers under-23s in the opening round of the EFL Trophy and went on to play a further four EFL Trophy matches and five League One matches.

FC United manager Karl Marginson said: “Lloyd’s pedigree speaks for itself playing 10 times for Chesterfield last season is impressive for player his age and a bright future is ahead of him, we’re pleased to capture his signature”.

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Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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