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Shearer Would Be Allowed To Leave This Summer

26 May 2015

Scott Shearer wants to carry on playing first team football

Goalkeeper Scott Shearer would be allowed to leave the club this summer. Due to the form of Ben Garratt, Shearer was restricted to just three appearances early on in the season and was later loaned out to League Two champions Burton Albion in January.

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Shearer has made it known that he wishes to continue playing first team football somewhere and is prepared to put his coaching aspirations on hold.

Neil Baker told the club’s official web-site: “Scott has spoken to the manager and he made it known that he wants to carry on playing and would rather do that than the coaching side of things.

“He didn’t play much for us when he was here. He started the season in the team but then he found it difficult to dislodge Ben (Garratt) from the team. He expressed an interest to go out on loan in January and that was a risk for us to let him go to Burton. That was the right thing for Scott but probably not the right thing for us at that moment.

“He didn’t play a great deal of football for us nor Burton, so Steve has told him to go out and see what is available for him.

He added: “If something materialises for him then we have a decision to make. We will have to bring in another goalkeeper either an experienced one or a younger one and employ a goalkeeping coach.”

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