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Harry turns pro

24 July 2019

Club News

Harry turns pro

24 July 2019

Accrington Stanley defender Harry Perritt has today signed his first professional contract with the club.

The 19-year-old has signed a one-year contract with the option of a further year ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One season.

Perritt, who was originally at Preston North End, has been with the club for eight years and can play at either full-back or on the wing.

The former Preston defender played a pivotal role in Stanley's youth team reaching the Fifth Round of the 2018/19 FA Youth Cup, including scoring two goals against Tranmere Rovers in the opening round.

After signing his contract Perritt said: "I'm over the moon just to get it done and get it sorted before the season starts.

"It's been a dream ever since I was young to say that I'm a professional football, it's surreal.

"The hard work that I've gone through and I've had to commit everything to football, it's paid off in the end.

"The Academy coaches have been a massive help to all of us."

Perritt is the fifth scholar at the club to have signed a professional contract during the summer transfer window, following Toby Savin, Lewis Gilboy, Matty Williams and Alex O'Neill.

Congratulate Harry on Twitter - he's @perritt_harry!

You can sponsor Harry by contacting our Commercial team on 01254 356950 or by emailing

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