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JON MCLAUGHLIN
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UPDATED 03:28 24th July 2014

Jon was an influential part of the Brewers side that won last season’s Sky Bet League 2 title after joining the club from Bradford City last summer.

After starting out in non-league with both Harrogate Town and Harrogate Railway Athletic Jon linked up with the Bantams whilst studying a Sports Science degree at Leeds University. His early years at Valley Parade were spent battling with Lenny Pidgeley and Matt Duke for the number one spot with Jon taking his chances to shine when they came including saving a penalty against the Brewers at the Pirelli in one of his early appearances in the first team.

2013-14 saw Jon appear in the Capital One Cup Final when Matt Duke was sent off and he was also a key member of the squad that achieved promotion on their return to Wembley just two months later.

After a season as the regular keeper in League One Jon turned down a new contract to join the Brewers and his consecutive penalty saves against Southend and Tranmere helped the Brewers to a strong finish that resulted in the title and promotion to League One.

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Dean came through the youth ranks at Birmingham City.