Sam Russell: Forest Green Rovers goalkeeper extends contract

Sam Russell
Sam Russell started his career with Middlesbrough

Forest Green Rovers goalkeeper Sam Russell has signed a new one-year deal.

The 34-year-old rejoined the New Lawn side in July 2016 and was ever-present as they won promotion to League Two last season.

He made 144 appearances in his first spell with the club before spending the 2015-16 season with Gateshead.

Mark Cooper has signed defenders Lee Collins and Callum Evans and midfielder Reece Brown as they prepare for their first season in the Football League.