Shea signs a new deal with Luton as Town confirm keeper will miss the rest of the season

New deal for injured keeper

By Mike Simmonds
Saturday, 23rd April 2022, 12:17 pm
Town keeper James Shea has signed a new deal at Kenilworth Road
Town keeper James Shea has signed a new deal at Kenilworth Road

Luton have confirmed that keeper James Shea has signed a new contract, but will also miss the rest of the season due to a knee injury.

The 30-year-old recently made his 100th appearance for the club, although had to come off in last Monday’s 1-0 win at Cardiff City after colliding with team-mate Tom Lockyer, meaning Harry Isted starts today’s match against Blackpool.

The club have confirmed that the former AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal stopper. who moved to Kenilworth Road in the summer of 2017 and won the League One golden glove award along with his title winner’s medal in 2018-19, will miss the rest of the run-in,

A statement on the Hatters’ official website said: “He now requires surgery and a lengthy period of rehabilitation, but knows he will have the full support of everyone at Kenilworth Road after putting pen to paper before today’s game.”