City Sign Blackpool Keeper

Bradford City Sign Colin Doyle

Bradford City have this morning confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Colin Doyle from Blackpool.  He has signed a two year contract and becomes the clubs third signing of the summer.

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The experienced shot stopper, who has been capped by the Republic of Ireland moves to Valley Parade, after City triggered a £1 release clause in his contract at Blackpool following their relegation into Sky Bet League Two.

Despite Blackpool’s eventual relegation from League One last season, Doyle kept an impressive eleven clean-sheets out of thirty-five games for the Tangerines.

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Doyle, who stands at over 6′ 5” will be reunited with current City goalkeeping coach Steve Banks after the pair previously worked together at Bloomfield Road.

Doyle spent one season at Blackpool having joined them from Birmingham City in 2015, he was named their club captain upon his arrival. Prior to his time at Blackpool, he enjoyed a lengthy association with first club Birmingham City.

Doyle spent twelve years in total at St Andrews after signing his first professional contract in 2003. Whilst at Birmingham City, he played for the Blues in the Premier League, Championship and UEFA Europa League.  He has also featured in the past for Chester City, Nottingham Forest, Millwall and Coventry City during loan spells away from Birmingham.

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