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Forward Fighting for Future

27-year old striker Lee Matthews is training with the club. The 6'1 striker has had an injury-plagued career, but is hoping to impress in training in order to earn himself a contract.

Injury meant that last season was a washout for Matthews, though he enjoyed an impressive season with Port Vale the previous year, scoring 10 goals in his 21 starts. Matthews began his career as a trainee with Leeds, though he failed to establish himself, making just 3 substitute appearances. During that time, Matthews went on loan to Notts County, Gillingham and Bristol City.

One goal in just one substitute appearance persuaded Bristol City to depart with 100,000 for his services, but in his 3 years with the club, injury restricted Matthews to 8 goals in his 42 appearances for the club, of which just 14 were starts. Following 3 more loan spells at Darlington, Bristol Rovers and Yeovil, Matthews made the switch to Port Vale.




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Date:Monday July 10 2006

Time: 1:52PM

 

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