Nathan Shaw pledges future to Blackpool by signing professional contract

Nathan Shaw has put pen to paper on his first professional contract with Blackpool.

Friday, 14th June 2019, 1:31 pm
Nathan Shaw puts pen to paper on his new deal
Nathan Shaw puts pen to paper on his new deal

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The 18-year-old has agreed an initial two-year deal with the club holding the option to extend by a further 12 months.

The winger featured on the first-team bench several times last season and was also named Blackpool’s Youth Team Player of the Year.

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He hit double figures for goals and assists with the Under 18s in 2018/19 and is now determined to take his opportunity at senior level.

“I’m delighted to get the deal done and I’m just hoping I can get some game time for the team now,” Shaw said.

“It’s been a really good experience being part of the squads and I’ve learnt a lot. Hopefully that will stand me in good stead for the new season.”

Shaw joins Sean Graham, Emil Jaaskelainen and Owen Watkinson in signing professional terms.