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Cardiff sign Man Utd goalkeeper

Tom Heaton
Heaton was an unused substitute for United last season

Cardiff City have completed the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper Tom Heaton on a season-long loan deal.

"We are really pleased to be securing the services of an England under-21 keeper," said Cardiff boss Dave Jones.

Current keeper Peter Enckelman, recently released by Blackburn Rovers, has also been offered a permanent contract with the FA Cup finalists.

Chairman Peter Ridsdale has also said he will make cash available for further signings during the summer.


Heaton has played in the reserves for Manchester United, but has yet to make the first team.

A noted shot-stopper, the 22-year-old has had loan spells with Swindon and Royal Antwerp.

see also
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Jones eyes bright Cardiff future
19 May 08 |  Cardiff
Kevin Ratcliffe's column
17 May 08 |  FA Cup
Hasselbaink set for Cardiff stay
18 May 08 |  Cardiff
Jones proud of beaten Bluebirds
17 May 08 |  FA Cup
Cardiff snap up keeper Enckelman
10 Jan 08 |  Cardiff

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