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12 May 2016

We took the opportunity to get to know the eight new scholars, newly inducted to the Iron's academy ahead of the 2016/17 season...

Adam Kelsey
DOB: 12/11/1999
POB: Hull
Former Club: Hull for 7 years
Joined Scunthorpe: October 2015
Position: Goalkeeper
Supports: Hull City
Inspiration: Joe Hart

David Allasan
DOB: 03/09/1999
POB: Oslo, Norway
Former Club: Newcastle
Joined Scunthorpe: May 2016
Position: Right midfield
Second Position: Striker
Supports: Manchester United
Inspiration: Cristiano Ronaldo or Neymar

Sam Lilley
DOB: 02/11/1999
POB: Sunderland
Former Club: Washington (England)
Sam was also signed at Middlesbrough Academy at U13-U15 level
Joined Scunthorpe: May 2016
Position: Centre-back
Second position: Central midfield
Supports: Sunderland
Inspiration: Rio Ferdinand

Ewan Train
DOB: 03/10/1999
POB: Cambridge
Former Club: Histon
Joined Scunthorpe: U11’s
Position: Central midfield
Second Position: Left back
Supports: Sheffield Wednesday
Inspiration: Cristiano Ronaldo

George Hornshaw
DOB: 20/01/2000
POB: Hull
Former Club: Sunday league
Joined Scunthorpe: 2012
Position: Central midfield
Second Position: Right back or Centre back
Supports: Hull City
Inspiration: Paul Scholes or David Beckham

Harvey Ablett
DOB: 05/10/1999
POB: Doncaster 
Former Club: N/A
Joined Scunthorpe: U8’s
Position: Striker
Second Position: Attacking midfield
Supports: Scunthorpe and Liverpool
Inspiration: Jamie Vardy

Kane Bartholomew
DOB: 27/10/1999
POB: Wakefield
Former Club: Huddersfield Town
Joined Scunthorpe: January 2016
Position: Left-back
Second Position: Left midfield
Supports: Liverpool
Inspiration: Steven Gerrard

Kyle Porter 
DOB: 09/10/1999
POB: Liverpool
Former Club: Everton (U9-U16)
Joined Scunthorpe: May 2016
Position: Central midfield
Supports: Everton
Inspiration: Ross Barkley

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