Player Profile

Shane Bland


Shane is a 23-year-old goalkeeper known for his distribution and shot stopping skills, who joins us from Spennymoor on loan before signing permanently in March 2018. He had joined Spennymoor in November 2017 from Evo-Stik Northern Premier side Whitby Town. Bland, born in Middlesbrough, spent his youth career with the Teessiders, before joining Whitby Town in July 2013. He enjoyed a profitable spell with the North Yorkshire side, making 221 appearances in five seasons. Remarkably, Bland had saved five penalties in the space of four months prior to joining Moors. Shane is a modern-day goalkeeper, possessing excellent composure on the ball, as well as having the ability and vision to start attacks from his own penalty area.