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Scot Bennett

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

30/11/1990

Height

178 cm

Signed

01/07/2016

Country

England

Scot Bennett joined the Exiles in 2016 on a two-year deal and was immediately made Club Captain due to his success in the role for Exeter City. He is one of a few players who played consistently throughout the 2016/17 Season.

Primarily a centreback, Bennett has also been successfully deployed as a defensive centre midfielder.

Having started out in Exeter's Youth Team, he was signed as a pro in 2011 and made his debut for the first team later that year.  He went on to make 132 appearances for the Club over the course of seven years before leaving the Club and moving to Notts County.

During his time at Notts, he went on two loan spells one to York City and one to the Exiles.  After a season at Notts County, he signed a two-year deal with the Exiles keeping him at the Club until 2018.

Scot was made Exiles Club Captain on his arrival and led the Club through a challenging and turbunlent first part of the season.  When Michael Flynn took over, there was a change of captancy with Scot Bennett taking on the vice captaincy role for the remainder of the Season behind new skipper Joss Labadie.

An important player for the Exiles, he is a consistent and calming presence whether he's playing in defence or in midfield.

DID YOU KNOW: Despite being only 26, Bennett has already wracked up over 200 career appearances.

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