Sheffield United further boost development squad after handing two-year deal to Bracknell Town youngster

Sheffield United have further boosted their development ranks with the signing of another promising youngster from non-league football.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 4:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 4:33 pm

Fresh from officially announcing the arrivals of 17-year-old starlets Connor Leak-Blunt, formerly of Leeds United, and defender Kamarl Grant from Croydon FC, United have handed a two-year development contract to Josh Smith.

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The news was broken by Smith's former club, Bracknell Town FC, who said in a statement: "Following a successful trial with Sheffield United, we're delighted to announce Josh has signed a two-year scholarship with the Premier League club."

Bracknell currently play in the Isthmian League South Central Division.

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