We are delighted to announce that highly-rated midfielder Jake Scott has signed for Mickleover Sports who beat a number of other clubs to his signature.
First-team manager John McGrath had the following to say…
“I am delighted to complete the signing of Jake Scott. Jake is a player I have tried to sign before and with the help of our chairman Don Amott and all our club committee we beat a host of clubs vying for Jakes signature.
He’s a holding midfielder by trade but can also fit in at right back so his versatility will be really important to us as the season progresses.”
Scott (23) started his career at Barnsley and where he developed for 13 years, signed at the age of 7 (2000 – 2013): Played 1st reserve game at 14 years old and was then made captain and lead the team out at Stamford Bridge vs Chelsea in FA Youth Cup (1st year scholar). Jake played 3 times for the Barnsley first team in pre season (2 starts).
Loaned to Worksop Town FC December 2012 – 1 month (Evo Stik Premier).
Loaned to Guiseley AFC August 2013 – 1 month (Conference North).
Left Barnsley November 2013 signed for Worksop Town FC (Evo Stik Premier) – played 30 games during the remainder of that season including the play-off game vs Fylde. Went on to play over 80 games for Worksop Town FC between November 2013 – October 2015.
Signed for Bradford Park Avenue (Conference North) October 2014 – playing 25 times.
Signed for Gainsborough Trinity FC June 2016 – made 12 appearances.
Signed for Shaw Lane AFC October 2016 – made 8 appearances.
So far, Jake has made just over 130 appearances in non league, approximately 122 of those after leaving Barnsley FC in November 2013.