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Michael Cooper

Goalkeeper

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Biography

Date of birth

08/10/1999

Height

186 cm

Signed

01/07/2017

Country

England

MICHAEL made his first-team debut a week after his 18th birthday when thrust into action at Blackburn Rovers in 2017.

Michael's first-team debut, after several games as a substitute goalkeeper, came when Kyle Letheren was injured at Blackburn Rovers. Cooper acted with remarkable calm belying his years as he kept a second-half clean sheet in a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park.

Mike signed a two-year professional deal at the end of his apprenticeship, and is well thought-of enough to have invited ot several England goalkeeping training camps. He has had a great deal of exposure to first team training with goalkeeping coach Rhys Wilmot. 

Michael is sponsored by Plymouth College

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