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Evan Ovendale signs professional contract with Newport County

12 May 2022

Academy keeper Evan Ovendale has penned professional terms with Newport County.

The goalkeeper becomes the first member of the academy to put pen to paper on a pro deal with the Exiles.

On Evan, Academy Manager Damien Broad said: "Evan joined the club as a 14-year-old back in 2018 and is a great young man who has been a pleasure to work with.

"Evan comes from a Goalkeeping family and has shown a real appetite to learn and develop.

"Over his time in the Academy, Evan has been fortunate to work within the first team set up regularly and closely with Goalkeeper coach Jim Holman.

"He has experienced being in first team match day squads and these experiences will put him in great stead for the start of his professional journey."

Congratulations, Evan!

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