Chesterfield goalkeeper Scott Loach leaves to join Derby County

Chesterfield’s Scott Loach has joined Derby County on a free transfer.

Wednesday, 13th July 2022, 8:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th July 2022, 9:34 am

The 34-year-old has taken up the opportunity to join an EFL club on a longer contract.

A Spireites statement said that Scott, who joined the Spireites last summer, leaves with the club’s thanks and best wishes for the future.

Derby say Loach will bring know-how and understanding to the Rams’ goalkeepers throughout the week in training and on matchdays.

Scott Loach has joined Derby County after leaving Chesterfield, with the Rams saying he will bring bags of experience in the goalkeeping department.

Loach, who is approaching 500 games in English football’s top five leagues, has penned a one-year deal which will run for the 2022/23 season.

The former England Under-21 international’s arrival is the second summer addition to the goalkeeping team, led by Head Goalkeeping Coach Jason Pearcey, follow the signing of Joe Wildsmith from Sheffield Wednesday earlier this month.