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Shane Duff set to leave Cheltenham Town

Shane Duff
Duff has made more than 200 starts for Cheltenham in all competitions

Club captain Shane Duff looks set to leave Cheltenham after allowing a deadline on a contract offer to pass.

The 28-year-old defender is the last of the Robins' players offered terms by manager Mark Yates to make his mind up.

Yates told BBC Gloucestershire: "As of Friday 5pm Shane had turned down the offer, we'll still talk to him, but we're looking elsewhere.

"He's got something come up that he likes the sound of potentially - it's not in this country."

Duff has been at Cheltenham since joining the club as a trainee 2000, following in the footsteps of his older brother Michael by establishing himself in the Robins defence.

He won a cap for Northern Ireland under-21s in 2003 and the only other club he has played for was Evesham Town in a brief loan spell during the 2001-02 season.



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