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Swindon sign ‘keeper Charles-Cook from Coventry

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By Alex Beard

Swindon have extended their goalkeeping options today with the signing of Reice Charles-Cook from fellow League Two side Coventry City.

The 23-year-old shot-stopper arrives on a two-year deal and will provide competition for Reds goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux. He will the number 21 shirt at the County Ground.

Charles-Cook came through the youth system at Arsenal and had a loan spell at Chelmsford City in 2013. Later that ear he joined Bury after he was released by the Gunners. A year later he moved to the Sky Blues and went on to make over 50 first team appearances for the club.

He also set a post-war record for Coventry for the most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal, ad he became the first City ‘keeper to keep a clean sheet in their first four games.

He told the club’s official website about his excitement at the move: “I’m absolutely buzzing to have signed here.

“I’m over the moon and Swindon Town is a massive club. It shouldn’t be in League Two and it is a massive achievement on my behalf to sign for this football club.

“My first day training with the boys was excellent and I’m looking forward to the season ahead and helping us achieve promotion.”

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