Words: Alex Birch; Picture: Chorley FC
FURTHER good news for the all-new Player Pathway – 18-year-old Leo Roberts has moved to Victory Park from National League North rivals AFC Fylde.
The left back spent the 2019/20 on a dual registration deal with Witton Albion and will head straight into first team training ahead the anticipated start of pre-season games next month.
I’m really happy to have joined Chorley. I’m impressed with the setup, the manager and the squad that’s being assembled and I can’t wait to get going ahead of the new season – Leo Roberts
Leo began his career at Stoke City before spending the last couple of years at Mill Farm, as well as picking up valuable experience in the Northern Premier League.
We’re really happy Leo has decided to come to us and continue his development as a footballer as well as competing for a first team spot. He’s young, hungry, talented and ambitious; just the kind of player we want challenging for the first team – Jamie Vermiglio
*To sponsor Leo for the 2020/21 season contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01257 230007. Sponsorship is available from just £50.