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Pools sign David Ferguson

5 August 2020

Hartlepool United are delighted to announce thesigning of David Ferguson from York City.

The attacking full back joins the club on a permanentdeal after his contract with York came to an end.

He began his career in Darlington's youth system, breaking into the first team in early 2012. He finished the 2011–12 season with six Conference Premier appearances.

Ferguson signed for then Premier League Club in June 2012 on a one-year contract. He went out on loan to Conference North club Boston United, making his debut in 2014.

After signing for then Championship side Blackpool FC, Ferguson went on to captain the side until the end of his contract in the 2015-16 season.

David then signed for Northern League Division One club Shildon in August 2016, but moved back to Darlington the following January. Ferguson played for England C for the first time in May 2017.

On 6 October 2017, Ferguson signed for York City on a contract running to June 2019, after York activated a release clause in his contract.

Ferguson

has enjoyed a successful campaign registering 16 assists from left full back

and recently played in York's semi-final play off game for the end of the

2019/20 season.

ManagerDave Challinor spoke about our latest signing:

“David has all the qualities for an all round full back. He can attack, defend, score and assist and he fits perfectly into our system. The number of assists he got at York last year was very impressive and we are looking forward to him joining the team”.

David will

join with the rest of the squad straight away as they prepare for the new

season ahead.

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