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Doug Loft

Doug Loft

Date of birth: 25th December 1986

Date joined: 17th June 2021

Position: Midfield

Previous clubs: Hastings United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Dagenham & Redbridge, Port Vale, Gillingham, Colchester United, Shrewsbury Town, Billericay Town

A hugely experienced midfielder, Doug's footballing career commenced with non-league Hastings United but he was destined for a higher level namely the EFL with spells at Brighton & Hove Albion and Dagenham & Redbridge. However, it was to be at Port Vale where his professional career was to mature. Appointed 1st team captain, and voted Player of the Year for 2011-12 he completed 196 appearances with 19 goals in a five season spell helping The Valients achieve promotion to League 1 in 2013. 

In 2014 Doug moved back to his home county of Kent signing for Gillingham where in two seasons as skipper he made 70 appearances scoring six goals. There followed spells at Colchester United, Shrewsbury Town and Billericay Town.

Published Monday 14th June 2021 (last updated Monday 9th August 2021)