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Aberdeen goalkeeper Lewis leaves after seven years

Goalkeeper Joe Lewis is to leave after Aberdeen after seven years with manager Barry Robson paying tribute to a "colossal figure."

The 35-year-old joined from Fulham in 2016 and went on to make 271 appearances for the club during his seven-year stint

He featured in three cup finals for the Dons and was named in the PFA Scotland Team of the Season for 2016/17.

Lewis was number one under Derek McInnes and Stephen Glass but dropped to the bench following the arrival of Kelle Roos last summer.

His exit comes a day after Aberdeen signed goalkeeper Ross Doohan from Forest Green Rovers on a two-year deal.

Manager Barry Robson paid tribute to the stopper, saying: "Joe has been a colossal figure at the club for many years and he can be extremely proud of his contribution to Aberdeen FC.

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