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14 August 2015

We announced the arrival of Chris Kettings earlier today and know here's your chance to learn a bit more about the on-loan goalkeeper.

Below are 10 facts about the Crystal Palace shot-stopper that you may or may not be aware of!

1) Chris was born in Glasgow
2) He is 22 years old
3) He was spotted by Manchester City scouts as a youngster and began in their Centre of Excellence before moving to Blackpool.
4) In 2009 he was a member of the Greater Manchester Under-16 squad which won the English counties national championship, playing in the final at Millwall where they beat Essex.
5) Chris signed a two-year scholarship deal with Blackpool in 2009 before signing his first professional deal two years later.
6) Chris has played for Birmingham City U18s, Woodley Sports, Morecambe, York City and Hyde on loan
7) In June 2014 Chris signed for Crystal Palace on a two-year contract to provide competition for Julian Speroni and Wayne Hennessey.
8) Chris made his Scotland Under-21 debut in a 2-0 win against Canada in a friendly in October 2012.
9) Chris made 15 appearances for the Crystal Palace development side in 2014/15
10) You can follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisKettings

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