New signing Lehmann sets eyes on number one jersey

Wednesday 10 July 2019 - by Stuart Smedley (Updated on 10 July 2019 at 20:21)

Royal Wootton Bassett Town have continued their busy summer, securing the signature of promising young goalkeeper Declan Lehmann on a season long loan from Chippenham Town.

The 'keeper has most recently been a member of League Two side Forest Green Rovers' Academy, becoming their first ever scholar when he signed in 2017. Last season he was part of their Under 18 team who finished top of the EFL Merit League Two.

Prior to that, Lehmann had been with Swindon Town, who he joined at the age of seven. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, receiving the all clear in April 2016. More on his story can be read in this excellent Swindon Advertiser profile from August 2017.

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