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Scott Loach




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English goalkeeper Scott Loach arrived at Barnet in the summer of 2019 following his contract expiring at Hartlepool United.

Loach arrived at The Hive London with a wealth of experience having represented a plethora of clubs across the Football League and National League.

The 31-year-old 'keeper's career began with Lincoln City, though he never went onto represent the Imps having spent the majority of his time there out on loan. 

Eventually leaving Lincoln in 2006, Loach joined Watford where he would stay for a further six years.

Having impressed early on, he became a mainstay in the Watford net and went onto make over 150 appearances for the Hornets. His performances during his time at the club earned him England recognition at Under-21 level as well as a full international call-up during qualification for Euro 2012.

In 2012, Loach joined Ipswich Town before brief spells with Rotherham United and Notts County. 

Signing for Hartlepool in 2017, the English stopper never missed a league game during his time up north and went onto rack up 100 consecutive appearances for the club. Loach also earned the club's Player's Player of the Season award last term.

Loach's first season with the Bees in 2019/20 was a superb one at that, he went on to surpass 150 consecutive National League appearances. He also picked up the fans player of the season award, before playing a key role in ensuring the Bees progressed to the play-off semi-final.