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PROFILE: Coventry City's latest addition Farrend Rawson - Find out about City's new defender and his career to date!

17 January 2017

Check out our profile of the latest recruit at the Sky Blues, Derby County loanee Farrend Rawson...

Today, Coventry City announced the signing of 6ft 4' defender Farrend Rawson on a half-season loan agreement with the Rams.

The 20-year old began his career at Derby, impressing on two separate loan deals at Championship side Rotherham United before earning a subsequent loan move to the Sky Blues.  

Profile

Playing Career

2014: Derby County
2015: Rotherham United (Loan)
2015-2016: Rotherham United (Loan)

Playing Profile

Rawson came through the ranks at Derby County, signing a professional contract in 2014 and teamed up with the Rams' U21 side ahead of the 2014-15 season.

The defender's first experience of senior football occurred in 2014, as Rawson was an unused substitute in the 1-0 win at Pride Park against now-League One side Charlton Athletic.

In March 2015, he signed for Championship club Rotherham United on a 28-day youth loan, making his debut the same day in a 2-0 away win against Huddersfield Town. His form during his brief stint in Yorkshire meant then-manager Steve Evans sought to extend his short-term loan deal. 

Rawson scored his first senior goal for Huddersfield in a 1-1 draw with Charlton in September '15, but was subsequently recalled by Derby just a month after signing a further extension until the end of the season. 

The centre-half has been an important figure for Derby U23s this term, captaining the side during his eight appearances and scoring in the 2-2 draw against heavyweights Chelsea in October.

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