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Omar Beckles

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

25/10/1991

Height

188 cm

Signed

22/08/2017

Country

England

Powerful defender Beckles joined Town for an undisclosed fee from Accrington Stanley in the summer of 2017.

Omar came through the ranks at Millwall, but after failing to secure a professional contract, he moved to Spain and became part of the Glenn Hoddle Academy.

He returned to England in 2011 and slowly moved through non-league. His big break came when he moved Aldershot in 2015 and after a successful season with the Shots he moved into the Football League for the first time with Accrington.

Standing a 6ft 3inches tall, Beckles became the lynchpin of the Stanley defence and his fine form caught the eye of Town, who gave him a three-year deal.

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