Chesterfield confirm permanent capture of summer trialist

Chesterfield have confirmed the permanent signing of a summer trialist.

Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 10:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 10:53 am
Sam Muggleton

Sam Muggleton was confirmed as an addition to the squad on Tuesday, having featured in an extensive trial during pre-season.

The son of ex Spireites keeper and current club goalkeeping coach Carl, 22-year-old Muggleton is known for a missile-like long throw.

He counts Boston United, York City and Barnet among his former clubs.

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Martin Allen told the Derbyshire Times late last week that he expected to wrap up the deal.

And confirming the news yesterday, the manager said: “W have signed Sam Muggleton on a one-year contract, with a one-year option.

“Sam offers us something different and we’ve already seen his weapon create goals in games.”