Another hot prospect from the Hednesford Town Academy gains a call to the First Team. Sam Mellor, has continued to impress with the Academy, so much he has gained a call up.
Sam, who has been constantly involved in our Academy games, which saw Hednesford Town FC Scholars into the last 32 in England in the U19 National Alliance League Cup, has continued to impress with consistent performances.
KMR described Sam as “a very similar player to Todd Parker (for those not aware of him yet) if your looking for a comparison, with high energy, and he gets around the pitch well, breaks the play, and has had stand out performances of late. Our academy is there to develop footballers of the future. It is only right that when we have individuals, who consistently come up with the goods at high levels, that we give them the opportunities to break through. Its always a careful balance, as the First team play at such a high level. Its physical, fast and ruthless. Its important we bring players into the squad in the correct manner, allowing them the chances which are right for the right games. Its about continued learning and progression at all times. Just been around training and the squad assists in their development, and whilst we seek to instantly impact games, every game, its also keeping an eye on tomorrows players. Ensuring we as a club grow stronger, today and tomorrow. Sams ethics, and performances have been exceptional, and its only right that we continue to provide those opportunities. As gaining that key experience at this level so early on will only strengthen the team not only now, but even greater for the future.
You can check out some of the scholars appearances and everything they all get up to on our scholars facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/HTFCscholars.
Don’t forget also, if you or someone you know would be interested in these pathways opening up for you or someone you know. Get in touch directly with the HTFC Scholars facebook page.
Welcome to the First Team Sam.