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Harry Downing




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HARRY is a centre back from Newquay in Cornwall. He attended Tretherras School in Newquay.

Harry started his career playing for Torquay United U11s & U12s, he also played for local team Newquay AFC and during that time was introduced to our Brannel Centre of Excellence where he made a favourable impression with his desire to defend.  He registered with the Academy in September 2012 as an U13. 

Harry played most of the games in the team that reached the semi final of the Northern Ireland Milk Cup in 2013-14 Season. Harry made his debut for the U18s during 2015-16 seasonwith a resolute performance at Oxford United helping the team keep a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory. In addition during that season Harry had exposure to the Merit League One fixtures.He works very hard and shows great competiveness to defend his goal. Harry has produced some very determined performances in Youth Alliance/ Merit League and Peninsula fixtures gaining a well balanced amount of game time exposed to Youth and Men’s football.