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Rovers sign up Aley

Rovers sign up Aley

Blackburn have added to their promising Youth Academy with the signing of forward Zac Aley from Southport.

The 18-year-old forward has signed for Rovers after impressing on trial and again displays the commitment of Sam Allardyce to a strong youth programme.

The man himself, Aley, is delighted to have made the short move to Blackburn after a great start to his young career.

Zac, speaking to Rovers.co.uk said - 'I'd been playing for Southport and I was aware that scouts had been coming down to watch now and again,'

'I'd been down to the Blackburn Academy during last year for a trial, so I was surprised and happy that they were taking a look at me again.

'I was then invited down for a two-day trial at Brockhall and after that they asked me to carry it on.

'And now the deal has been done and I'm delighted. I'm happy everything has been sorted out and I'm really happy to be here.'

Aley's preffered spot is up top as a striker but will be prepared to chip in as and when and play wherever the manager asks him to... think Brett Emerton but British.

He continued - 'My preferred position is up front, but I can also play on the left or on the right,'

'But I'll play anywhere on the pitch just to play my football because I enjoy it that much.

'I'll make sure I'm training hard every day so I can push on and do well for the reserves and then hopefully to try and start training with the first team and we'll see where it goes from there.'

Another good signing for the club as with all youth singings, if they pay off, they pay off big time!



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Thursday March 4 2010
Time: 12:14PM

Comments

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Good to see the "youth" feel to the best team in the world is gathering pace!!
Mikey Delap
04/03/2010 12:17:00
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were getting younger by the week... make no mistake, Big Sam is taking us to a big future. In the past he's been known for giving old players a second life, but now he's showing his skill at bringing on young talent. well in big man
retroflair31
04/03/2010 15:58:00
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The Southport staff reckon that he will be a Premier League player in 18 months....... No pressure then ;) But good luck to the kid. Its nice to see the like of McCarthy leaving and us signing some good young talent
Bearhead
04/03/2010 16:43:00
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has anybody heard of Reid going to the owls on loan ?
vic mobley
04/03/2010 19:42:00
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Rovers can't afford to buy established talents, the only way to solve this problem is to blood in promising youths to the academy, and then into the 1st team. Sam is on the right track.
metalrover
05/03/2010 04:44:00
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this is another wise signing..hes saving woteva money he has on the summer..id love it if aley became a prodigy of the club
Rikin5
05/03/2010 12:47:00
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Brett Emerton and British dont belong in the same line :D lol hopefully this lad comes good, another for the quota possibly
sasman
07/03/2010 23:15:00
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Hopefully he comes through in the years ahead.
Walker
08/03/2010 17:00:00
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