Mansfield Town sign former Luton keeper Marek Štěch

Mansfield Town have signed former Luton Town goalkeeper Marek Štěch on a two-year contract.

Tuesday, 30th June 2020, 8:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th June 2020, 8:16 am
Mansfield Town have signed former Luton keeper Marek Štěch on a two year deal. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

The 6ft 5in stopper played a crucial role in the Hatters’ promotion to League One in 2017/18 season.

During that season he kept 15 clean sheets in 42 appearances and was named in the PFA Team of the Year.

“Marek is a top goalkeeper who has presence, stature and a great pedigree,” manager Graham Coughlan told www.mansfieldtown.net.

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“I’ve been chasing him for 12 months, so to finally land him is a big relief

“Obviously, being promoted with his previous club shows the experience that he has amassed.

“Along with our goalkeeping coach, Seamus McDonagh, they will drive the goalkeeping department and help our younger goalkeepers grow and develop.

Previously, the 30-year-old enjoyed a year three spell with Sparta Prague, which included winning the Czech Supercup.

Štěch, who has one full cap and 12 at under-21 level for the Czech Republic, earned his first promotion in England with Yeovil Town, helping the Glovers to promotion from League One and later playing in the Championship.