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Ben Coker

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

17/06/1989

Height

180 cm

Signed

23/08/2019

Country

England

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The experienced defender arrived at Sincil Bank in August 2019 following a six-year spell with Southend United.

After coming through Cambridge United and Northampton Town’s academy setups, Coker turned out for non-league sides Histon and Barton Rovers before signing for Swedish side Ånge IF in 2008.                                                                        

On his return to England, the 30-year-old sign for Bury Town where he spent two-years before joining Colchester United. A number of loan spells featured for the defender during his time with The U’s with Chelmsford City and Histon.

Coker then signed permanently for Histon in 2013 before securing a move to the Football League with Southend a year later.

The defender was selected for the 2014/15 PFA League Two Team of the Year as United secured promotion to League One through the play-offs.

Coker made his Imps debut in a 3-0 win over Rotherham United in the Leasing.com Trophy at Sincil Bank.

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