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BRENTFORD SIGN JACK BONHAM

Posted: Wed 12 Jun 2013
Author: Mark Chapman
Jack Bonham

Jack Bonham

Image by: Brentford FC

Watford goalkeeper agrees two-year deal.

Brentford have signed goalkeeper Jack Bonham from Watford.

The 19-year-old has agreed a two-year contact at Griffin Park, starting on July 1, which will keep him at Griffin Park until the summer of 2015.

Jack is a product of Watford’s Harefield Academy, and having completed his scholarship, turned professional in September 2010.

He has represented the Republic of Ireland at Under-17 level, making his debut in a 1-0 win over Latvia in a 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship qualification game in September 2009.

He also enjoyed a successful loan spell at Ryman League side Harrow Borough last year before a broken bone in his hand forced his return to Vicarage Road.

Jack made his debut for Watford in their final Championship game of the season at home to Leeds United as a substitute, due to an injury to Jonanthan Bond.

Sporting Director Mark Warburton said: “We are delighted Jack has agreed to sign for Brentford.

“He spent two weeks with us on trial at the back end of last season and did well.

“Jack has had an excellent Academy education with Watford, developing into a fine goalkeeper, with an international pedigree.

“He has enormous potential and will improve by being within the goalkeeping unit and working with coach Simon Royce.”

You can view an exclusive Bees World interview with Jack on Thursday.