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EXCLUSIVE: Coventry City Wembley goalkeeping hero Lee Burge agrees new contract

Les Reid 2nd Jun, 2017 Updated: 2nd Jun, 2017

COVENTRY City goalkeeper and Wembley hero Lee Burge has signed a new contract to stay with the Sky Blues, we can exclusively reveal.

We have learned he has agreed a new two-year contract starting on July 1, and an announcement is expected soon.

It follows the securing of defender Chris Stokes yesterday who also signed a two-year deal.

The 24-year-old 6 ft 3″ keeper wrote himself into City folklore with a stunning point blank last-minute save in the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley in April to ensure the Sky Blues’ 2-1 victory against Oxford United, to win silverware for the first time in 30 years/

In his time at Coventry City, Burge has been in an out of the team – rotating the number one shirt with Reece Charles-Cook since 2014.

He joined the Sky Blues the previous year from Conference National side Nuneaton Town on loan.

He made 33 League appearances last year.

Commercial director Dave Boddy told the Coventry Observer yesterday: “The club is confident about retaining other contracted players, and we are close to re-signing deals.”

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