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Matt Gilks

Goalkeeper

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Biography

Date of birth

04/06/1982

Height

185cm

Signed

16/06/2017

Country

Scotland

The Iron made goalkeeper Matt Gilks their second signing of the summer of 2017, as he completed a free transfer from Wigan Athletic.

The 35-year-old penned a two-year deal with the club, and joined with over 400 senior appearances to his name. 

The shotstopper plied his trade at hometown club Rochdale between 2000 and 2007, making 197 appearances before moves to Norwich City and Blackpool. 

He spent six years with the latter, making over 200 appearances, and experienced winning promotion to the Premier League. 

Gilks signed for Wigan in January, making 14 appearances for the Latics in the Championship during the second half of last season. He also saved a penalty on his home debut at the DW Stadium, preserving a point in a goalless encounter against Preston North End.

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Career Stats

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12

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21

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1

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