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Youngster Josh Harris nominated for Bracknell Football Award

Wokingham & Emmbrook youngster nominated after breaking in to Sumas first team at the end of the 2017/18 season

Youngster Josh Harris nominated for Bracknell Football Award

16-year-old Josh Harris made an immediate impact on his Wokingham & Emmbrook debut, scoring in the 4-2 win over Didcot Town Reserves in February. Now he’s been nominated for an EPC Bracknell Football Award.

Dan Bateman, the Wokingham & Emmbrook manager was full of praise in that weeks issue of the Wokingham News. He said: “I have been receiving rave reviews about young Josh and this was a perfect opportunity to play him as I knew Didcot would also come with a load of young lads.

“We need to protect him a bit, but he has bags of talent, his energy levels were good and he got a goal, so it was a very pleasing debut for him.”

Nominations open! Know someone deserving of recognition? Nominate them for a Bracknell Football Award here

Harris went on to make four appearances for the Sumas first team following his debut in February and scored one goal. He played 10 times for Wokingham’s reserve team in the Thames Valley Premier League scoring four times.

Amongst the nominations received, one said: “16 year old broke into the Wokingham & Emmbrook first team and has been playing superbly this season.”

If you think Josh is deserving of the ‘Young Player of the Season’ award or you have someone who you’d like to nominate for any category, please fill out the form below to cast your vote! Don’t forget to post your team of the season here.

Can’t see the form? Click to open it in a new window here.

Main image: Josh Harris by Graham Tabor.

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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