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Raiders reveal legends netminding duo Douglas and Blyth

PUBLISHED: 17:00 15 August 2018

Former Raiders goalie Chris Douglas (pic John Scott)

Former Raiders goalie Chris Douglas (pic John Scott)

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Everyone Active Raiders have revealed two more players for the Legends team to take on the current squad on August 26.

Former Raiders goalie Alan BlythFormer Raiders goalie Alan Blyth

Netminders Chris Douglas and current assistant coach Alan Blyth have both been added to the roster and will join the likes of Grant Taylor, Scott McKenzie, Tari Suwari, Shaun McFadyen, Richard Tomalin, Jon Beckett, Jason Buckman and Craig Britton in the line-up for the showpiece match at Romford’s Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre.

Douglas spent four seasons in the gold and blue, making 119 appearances for the club, and he even picked up five assists during his spells at the club.

He originally joined the club in 2000/01 and spent the next three seasons at the club before moving onto different challenges.

The 38-year-old then re-joined the Raiders during the 2014/15 season where they were playing out of Lee Valley and played nine games at the back end of the campaign.

Joining him in between the pipes is coach Blyth, who also spent four seasons at the club, originally joining the club in 2004/05.

The 33-year-old stayed in the Raiders for three seasons before dropping down to the Romford Spitfires for the 2007/08 season but then he stepped back up for the 2008/09 campaign.

He made a total of 170 appearances for the club and then went onto play for the Romford Fury for multiple reasons before retiring and opting to join the club’s coaching staff.

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