Bennett, Scot

Birth Date

30th November 1990

Birthplace

Newquay

Occupation

Defender

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Bennett signed his first professional deal for Exeter City in March 2008, aged 17, after progressing via the club's Centre of Excellence teams.
Scot was with the U-16's development squad at the Centre of Excellence in 2006/07.

He made his reserve team debut during the 2007-08 season and was on the bench for the first team the following season.

He signed a new one-year deal in March 2009 and then had a spell on loan with Weymouth, whom he joined in December 2009.

Scot made his first team debut against Swindon Town at the end of the 2010/11 season and made another appearance at Sheffield Wednesday in September 2011.

Just a few weeks later though Scot would get a chance in midfield and would make the central midfield position his own. He would also find the net three times including the final goal of the season in a 2-2 draw with Sheffield United.

Bennett was appointed Club Captain in July 2014, but left in the summer of 2015 for Notts County, only to go on a three month loan to Newport County in October of that year.

On 2 June 2016, Bennett's contract at Notts County was cancelled by mutual consent, and on the same day he rejoined Newport County on a two-year contract.

Scott signed a new two-year contract with Newport in April 2018.

Appearances

133

Appearances as Substitute

8

Goals

18

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