Former Fenmen star Jack Friend signs pro deal with Peterborough United

Jack Friend (second from right) signs his pro deal. Picture: Joe Dent.

Jack Friend (second from right) signs his pro deal. Picture: Joe Dent. - Credit: Archant

Former Wisbech Town striker Jack Friend has signed a professional contract with Peterborough United.

Jack Friend.

Jack Friend. - Credit: Archant

The 18 year-old, who has been banging in the goals for the Posh’s under-18 side, has put pen to paper alongside Harry Anderson, Jonny Edwards and Tobi Adebayo-Rowling.

The College of West Anglia student is the Fenmen’s youngest ever goalscorer - in November 2012 he scored against Thetford Town aged just 16 years and eight days.

Friend said: “I am delighted with becoming a professional, but the hard work starts now”.

Head of Academy coaching and acting under-18s manager Kieran Scarff said: ‘The current crop of under 18s are a great group of lads. It is a great opportunity for the lads and it is a great opportunity for us as coaches to continue to aid their development.


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“These four players have got a lot of potential and we are excited to watch their progress with us here at Peterborough United.’

Chairman Darragh MacAnthony said: “All four have great character, they are fine young men and will represent our football club in years to come. I am very excited and happy with what we have done.”

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