Ryan Kidd welcomes Five new First Year Scholars to the under-18s set-up at Bury FC.
Yesterday saw Bury’s U18’s side report back to training for their first official training session back since their summer break.
The reigning North West Youth Alliance Champions will be looking to keep their title in the 2015/16 season, and have had five new recruits to help do this after a number of their key players have now graduated.
Youth Team Coach, Ryan Kidd, spoke to Shakers PlayerHD after yesterday’s training session to talk us through his five new First Year Scholars as well as how he is feeling going into the new season.
The five players are Liam Williams, Jesse Arize, Nathan Turner, Will Osgathorpe and Ciaron Best, with two places yet to be filled.
, who joined the club as an under-16 12 months ago from Chester FC and has already made a number of appearances for the side last season.Liam WilliamsThe first player to join our Youth Team is Centre-back
Ryan Kidd has stated that they have “high hopes” for Liam, who is “a big tall centre-back, standing at about 6”3”.
He also has a “great technical passing range for a centre half which suits our style of play.”
to his ranks, after he was released by Nottingham Forest at the end of last season.Nathan TurnerSecondly, Ryan Kidd has added an “old school Centre-forward” in
He is a “good size with good strength” standing at around 6”1”. He “likes to get the ball in and hustle and bustle, with a very good character about him”.
Ryan Kidd believes he has the potential to be a very good player in the future.
.Jesse ArizeThe third player to join the youth team at the JD Stadium is attacking midfielder
Ryan Kidd has stated that he is a “technical player, who is very comfortable on the ball and can use both feet”.
He has come up to Bury from London after impressing the coaching staff during a trial at the back end of last season.
, who signed for the Shakers under 16’s side last season from Sheffield Wednesday.Will OsgathorpeAnother player to have already made a couple of appearances for the Youth Team last season is central midfielder
Ryan has said that he is “very steady on the ball, keeps the game very simple which is the type of player you need in a side”.
, who Ryan Kidd believes can play as a left sided winger, left-back or even as a left sided centre-half as well.Ciaron BestThe final player to sign so far for the under 18s is left sided
He has signed for the Shakers after being released by Stoke City at the end of last season.
Ryan Kidd believes he is a “natural athlete, who can cover a lot of ground” as well as having an “eye for goal” which will make him a useful signing.
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