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25 February 2020

Academy scholar rewarded for his progress with deal until 2022

Young Town defender Tommy Smith has signed his first professional contract at Portman Road.

The 18-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal until the summer of 2022, with a year option on top.

Tommy, who is currently on loan at Isthmian League North Division club Bury Town, became a full time scholar at Blues’ Academy in the summer of 2018.

He made his first-team debut as a half-time substitute in the Trophy win against Peterborough in December.

The full-back is one of nine homegrown players to have made their senior bow for Blues this season, joining:- Bailey Clements, Alex Henderson, Tawanda Chirewa, Armando Dobra, Liam Gibbs, Tommy Hughes, Brett McGavin and Tyreece Simpson.  

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