Burnley Chance for Young Fenman

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ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division club Wisbech Town`s young striker Harry Limb is to join Premier League side Burnley on an eighteen-month contract, with an option on a further year.

He impressed in a trial last Saturday, starting and scoring in a 4-0 win against Barnsley.

The 17-year-old formerl Boston United academy graduate will join the Turf Moor outfit immediately and link up with their development side for a match against Sunderland on Monday.

In return, Burnley will be sending a team to the Elgoods Fenland Stadium to play a pre-season friendly in July.

Limb scored 22 goals in forty games for the Fenmen, including two hat-tricks.

Wisbech manager Dick Creasey was unsurprisingly delighted for Limb: “Since joining us at the start of the season, his record speaks for itself but on top of that he’s a great young boy who has felt at home here and everybody must take a certain amount of pride in what he has achieved.

“Burnley were not the only club wanting his signature and there were a few other League clubs ready to offer him a contract but Harry chose Burnley”.

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Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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