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Sion Spence

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

02/10/2000

Signed

09/07/2021

Country

Wales

Sion Spence joined Rovers in July 2021 on a season-long loan from Premier League side, Crystal Palace.

Spence impressed last term with the Eagles' U23 side in the Premier League 2 competition, registering 7 goals and 4 assists in just 15 games.

The attacking midfielder started his career at Cardiff City, where he broke into the U23 side at the age of 16.

During his time with the Bluebirds, the youngster was named Academy Player of the Year for the 2017/18 season and progressed during the 2018/19 campaign to score 11 goals in 15 games for the U23 side.

His spell in South Wales also included a stint on loan at Barry Town.

The 20-year-old made the switch to Crystal Palace in September 2020 and he continued to show an eye for goal, scoring 7 goals and adding 4 assists in just 15 games for the Eagles' U23 side in the Premier League 2 .

Spence made his competitive debut for Rovers in the EFL Cup against Cheltenham Town, coming on for Zain Westbrooke.

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