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Middlesbrough Complete Wing Signing

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Attacking midfielder Lewis Wing has completed his move from Ebac Northern League First Division club Shildon to Sky Ben Championship side Middlesbrough.

Wing signed for Shildon for the 2015/16 season from Seaham Red Star where he was named runner-up Northern League young player of the year after scoring 22 goals.

The 22-year-old, who scored 37 goals last season, won the Bob Moreland young player of the year at the recent Annual Northern League Awards.

He joins on a one-year contract after signing a pre-contract agreement in March and will link up with Boro’s under-23s.

Middlesbrough`s academy manager Craig Liddle said: “We’re delighted to welcome Lewis to the club.

“He’s an exciting player who arrives on the back of an impressive season, and we look forward to seeing how he can develop here at Boro.”

Middlesbrough will play Shildon in a pre-season friendly on July 18th as part of the deal.

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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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