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Billy Craske




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Billy is a wide right player/striker originally from Cornwall. He attended St Minver Primary School and Wadebridge Secondary School. Billy played for Wadebridge Town and began his football journey attending the Bodmin Development Centre under the guidance of Chris Souness before joining the Academy as an eleven year old in May 2011.

Billy and his family moved to Ivybridge near Plymouth and he then attended Ivybridge Community College.  He has represented Plymouth Schoolboys at Under 14 and 15’s.  He was a member of the 2013-14 Milk Cup squad that reached thesemi-finals.

Billy played for the Under 18s in the successful South West Youth Alliance campaign that won the League coming off the bench on a number of occasions to make a favourable impression. Billy uses his pace to get himself into good scoring positions; he also played for the Peninsula team that won promotion to the Premier League, as well as participating in Merit League 1 fixtures in 2015-16 season. Last season Billy continued to make an impression with his creativeattacking play scoring goals in the Youth Alliance/Merit League and Peninsula fixtures having a good balance of Youth and men’s football.