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12 May 2015

Wright and Dozzell to join Town's Academy

The Club’s Academy will have 12 new scholars at the start of next season, with some familiar names from the past among them. 

Andre Dozzell, son of Town’s youngster ever League goalscorer, Jason Dozzell, is one of the young Blues who will begin life at Playford Road in July.

Jason progressed through the Club’s youth system himself before going on to play in the top flight for both Town and Colchester. He is now a part-time coach at the Academy.

Goalkeeper Harry Wright will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of his dad, Richard, who is also a product of the Club’s youth set-up

Richard made 362 first-team appearances for Blues, then went on to play for Arsenal, Everton, Southampton, West Ham and Sheffield United. He has spent the last couple of years as back-up ‘keeper at Manchester City.  

Also included among the dozen new Blues is Daniel Muamba, who is the brother of former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba.

The full list of new Blues, who begin a two year scholarship reads:-  
Harry Wright
Callum Fullwood
Luke Woolfenden
Kieron Cathline
Ben Morris
Flynn Downes
Kolade Salaudeen
Daniel Muamba
Ross Meldrum
Conor McKendry
Nicholas Hayes
Andre Dozzell

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