First professional contract for Fleetwood Town defender Sam Bird

Full-back Sam Bird has signed his first professional contract with Fleetwood Town.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 4:53 pm
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 4:54 pm

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The 18-year-old defender has agreed a one-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months, after a successful season with the club's Under-18s.

Bird has been an ever-present this season and scored against Bristol City in the FA Youth Cup.

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Fleetwood Town academy graduate Sam Bird Picture: FTFC

He is the third 18-year-old to agree professional terms at Highbury over the past week following the arrivals of forward Max McMillan and defender Connor Teale from Premier League club Leeds United.

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