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Tyrelle Newton signs first Professional contract!

20 September 2022

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Tyrelle Newton signs first Professional contract!

20 September 2022

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Talented midfielder Tyrelle Newton has today signed his first professional contract with Luton Town!

The 18-year-old joined the club aged seven after being scouted playing for Crawley Green, and now is a key member of the Development Squad.  

At Under 14 level, his talents were recognised on the international stage as he earned a call-up for an England U15 training camp. 

In December 2020, he scored in the FA Youth Cup third round tie against West Ham United Under-18s and earlier this year he netted at Kenilworth Road to put the Under-18s in front in the EFL Youth Alliance Cup final against Preston North End. 

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Hatters Under-21 lead coach Adrian Forbes said: “Tyrelle has been at the club for a long time coming through all the age groups to initially earn his scholarship, and then last season as a second-year scholar, he stepped up to play the majority of the season with the Under-21s. 

“Because of the ethos and culture we have at the club where we want to push players on, that has given him chance to develop further and he’s continued to thrive and flourish with more involvement with the senior players. 

“The change of style and set-up this season has given him an opportunity to find his real position on the outside of a midfield diamond, and has seen him really push on. He’s worked hard to take on board the information the coaches have given him. 

“Tyrelle’s earned his first professional development contract, and we’re delighted for him, but now is not a time to switch off. He needs to show the same attitude that has got him here, continue to work hard in training and matches to earn that next contract and build a career.”

After putting pen to paper in the Trophy Room, the young midfielder said: “I’m buzzing. I have been working for it all my life basically, so it’s a good feeling.  

“My aim has to be to keep pushing and keep developing, and try to get in the first team. When I watch Luton Town play, the fans always get up for it and that would be a dream come true.”

Congratulations and good luck, Ty! 

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