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Parish The Latest Through The Door

7 August 2014

Blackpool Recruit Goalkeeper

Ell Parish has become Blackpool’s fourth signing in a matter of days, after agree a one-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.

The goalkeeper has signed from Bristol City and will compete with fellow new recruit Joe Lewis for Pool’s number one shirt.

Parish, 24, began at Aston Villa and has been with the likes of Lincoln City and Cardiff City.

The stopper joined Bristol City last summer and made 26 appearances for the League One club last campaign.

He played the full 90 minutes of Blackpool's friendly with Burnley on Saturday, and is set to be included in the squad which will face Nottingham Forest at the weekend.

On the move, Parish said: “I’m really pleased to be here, it’s a step up from Bristol City coming from League One to The Championship, so I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead.

“Joe Lewis is a friend of mine who I know from Cardiff, I look forward to battling it out with him, and it’ll be a good season.”

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