Deal Done: Alex Smithies signs for Cardiff!
Deal Done: World in Motion / GK1 client Alex Smithies has joined Cardiff City on a 4-year deal.
The experienced goalkeeper joins the Premier League side from QPR for an undisclosed fee, signing a deal at Cardiff City Stadium that runs until the summer of 2022.
A former England youth international, Smithies began his professional career with his hometown side, Huddersfield Town, for whom he made a total of 275 appearances.
He was promoted to the Championship with the Terriers in 2012, notably scoring the winning penalty in their League One Play-Off Final shootout victory over Sheffield United at Wembley.
Alex moved on to QPR in August 2015 and would pull on their shirt 109 times, winning the Hoops’ Supporters’ and Players’ Player of the Season awards in 2016/17.