Date:Thursday June 21 2012
The mystery teenager signed by Peterborough United has been identified.
Although Posh are unable to confirm his identity until 30th June due to contractual reasons, the Peterborough Telegraph and Coventry Telegraph have had confirmation from a source close to Coventry City that Jonson Clarke-Harris is the player Posh have signed.
It was widely rumoured that Clarke-Harris could be the mystery player although it is another player who has had his troubles off the field. Darren Ferguson will have to take him under his wing just as he did with striker Paul Taylor.
17 year-old Clarke-Harris was released by Coventry City at the end of last season following a serious breach of club discipline, but there is no doubt he has talent on the pitch.
A quick and powerful centre-forward, he is the youngest-ever Coventry first-team player having appeared in a Carling Cup tie at Morecambe in August 2010 aged 16 years and 21 days. He was also a prolific goalscorer for Coventry`s Academy teams.
Clarke-Harris had trials with Blackburn, Stoke and Birmingham before agreeing to sign for Posh.
The Peterborough Telegraph source said: "Jonson is strong, quick and a natural finisher. He had his problems off the field, but there is no doubt he is a talented footballer. Peterborough have picked up a gifted goalscorer."
Chairman Darragh MacAnthony had said earlier this month on twitter: ""It`s a young gem with bundles of potential in years to come.
"He is a prolific goal scorer, but one for the future, although that could change if he impresses out in Portugal on training camp.
"There will be no pressure on the lad though as he is only 18 and will be given time."
UP THE POSH
Follow me on Twitter: @mwl1967
Join Vital Peterborough United!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
Vital Posh is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital Posh today?
It's easy to REGISTER HERE. Simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!.
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Posh at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Vital Peterborough is also on:
Date:Thursday June 21 2012
Shrewsbury v Peterborough - League One Predictions (Wednesday April 23 2014)
Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Coventry City (Wednesday April 23 2014)
Vital Posh MOTM -Vs- Carlisle United Poll (Tuesday April 22 2014)
Rate The Ref - Posh v Carlisle United (Poll) (Tuesday April 22 2014)
Stats: Peterborough United v Carlisle United (Monday April 21 2014)
Posh Clear Favourites To Beat Carlisle (Monday April 21 2014)
Ref Watch: Peterborough United v Carlisle United (Saturday April 19 2014)
Posh v Carlisle United Predictions (Saturday April 19 2014)
Vital Posh MOTM -Vs- Bradford City Poll (Saturday April 19 2014)
Stats: Bradford City v Peterborough United (Saturday April 19 2014)
|5. Leyton Orient||44||23||11||10||36||80|
|8. Sheff Utd||43||16||12||15||0||60|
|9. Port Vale||44||18||6||20||-13||60|
|RUFC - Douglas 'Why We've Put Tickets On Sale'
» Rotherham : 23/04/2014 18:37:00
|Boss Praises His Troops
» Crawley : 23/04/2014 18:01:00
|RUFC - Play-Off Ticket Information
» Rotherham : 23/04/2014 17:16:00
|Board Apologise For Mistakes This Season
» Shrewsbury : 23/04/2014 16:07:00
|RUFC - Millers Interested In Winger?
» Rotherham : 23/04/2014 14:54:00
|Blessed With Young Talent
» MK Dons : 23/04/2014 14:14:00
|Spencer Shining At Meadow Lane
» Notts County : 23/04/2014 14:10:00