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September 11, 2015

BRFC have completed the loan signing of Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Lee Nicholls.


A former England Under-19 international, Lee Nicholls, arrives on a 93 day loan.

He is currently behind Richard O’Donnell and Jussi Jaaskelainen at the DW Stadium.

He came through the ranks at Wigan in 2009 and last played for Wigan Athletic on 2nd May 2015.

His debut for Wigan Athletic was on 24th September 2013 in the Capital One Cup against Manchester City.


He played all 46 league games when on loan in League Two at Northampton Town in 2012/13.

Lee Nicholls was named in the England Under 19 squad for the European Championships in 2010.

Real name – Lee Nicholls.

D.O.B. – 5th October 1992.

Place of Birth – Huyton.

Height – 6ft 3ins.

Weight – 13st 5lbs.

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His first team playing record to date is:-

Northampton Town:- Loan between August 2012 and May 2013 – 51 appearances.

Accrington Stanley:- Loan between February 2012 and May 2012 – 9 appearances.

Wigan Athletic:- Signed as a trainee in January 2010 – 10 appearances.

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