Barry footballer scores contract chance
12:01pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013 in Sport
A BARRY footballer has been shortlisted in a nationwide competition to win a professional playing contract with a Football League club.
Midfielder Anthony Gent, 20, will now take part in first round of trials for Samsung’s Win A Pro Contract that could see him sign up for Swindon Town, Wycombe Wanderers or Leyton Orient.
More than 5,700 players from all over the country entered the competition– and Anthony is one of 360 through to a skills testing session.
Hopefuls will be tested at regional skills trials and 11-a-side matches as they bid to kick-start their dreams of becoming a professional footballer.
To follow the competition, visit www.facebook.com/samsungfootball