We are delighted to say our second year scholarship player Alex (17 years old) has signed a 2 year professional contract with League 2 club Colchester United!
Alex is a phenomenal young talent. He displays superb technical ability off both feet and is very dominant in 1vs1 attacking situations. Alex progressed through our Advanced Academy from age U15 into our full time scholarship programme training and learning everyday. His desire and attitude to improve every day at training was second to none and has earnt him this well deserved opportunity.
Alex has signed a 2 year contract (1 year scholarship & 1 year U23’s contract). We are excited to see his development over the next 2 years stepping into a professional environment.
Words from Director Josh Algar ‘This is a huge moment for our Whitstable Town FC Scholarship programme and our young player Alex. Alex is an exceptional talent and caught the eye in each game he played with his technical ability and skill to go past players. His work ethic & attitude in training to get better each time and to be the best each day has rewarded him with this opportunity. We are delighted he has excelled from our structured & professional scholarship programme, giving him that platform to refine his game and push on to now be a full-time professional in league 2. Our academy staff are thrilled and excited to see how he develops in the next 2 years. We wish him all the best!