Date: 14th January 2015 at 7:34pm
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Winger Henry Cameron has this evening penned his first professional Blackpool contract.

The 17 year old has been with us since he was aged 11 years old, and he has signed an 18 month contract at Bloomfield Road, with an option for a further year.

The youngster was on the bench for the FA Cup third round clash against Aston Villa, as well as league matches against Middlesbrough and Barnsley last term.

He is however yet to make his first team bow.

Speaking to the Official Site as the deal was announced, the player explained.

‘I’ve been at the club since I was a young lad, so it’s a dream come true. Last week I was offered a contract and there were no doubts in my mind that I wanted to sign because it’s a great club.’

It’s expected that Cameron will continue his development in the younger levels and continue to be a fringe first teamer for a while, and he is set for tomorrow’s FA Youth Cup game against Birmingham City which kicks off at Bloomfield Road at 7pm.

‘Obviously because I’m the youngest I get a bit of banter, but you expect that and training has been really good. It’s been quite tough tempo wise with the first team and obviously because I’m still a young lad I need to develop physically. I just want to get some minutes on the pitch and hopefully help the team as best I can.’

In his interview he also had praise for Head of Coaching Richie Kyle for the work he’s put into him over the last 18 months, and he admits he’s probably had the greatest influence on him and without him, he doesn’t believe he’d have reached this stage.