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Harry on joining the Dons

20 September 2013

Ex-Aldershot winger relishes link-up with Shaun North

says he is thrilled to get another chance with a Football League club after leaving Aldershot at the end of last season.Harry CooksleyNew Wimbledon signing

about making the most of his opportunity.Dons Player) spoke to Rob Cornell on Shaun NorthWe can confirm that the 18-year-old winger yesterday signed a professional contract with the Dons after impressing in development matches for Wimbledon. Shortly after signing, Cooksley (pictured above with Under-21 Development Coach

. I am absolutely delighted to have signed for Wimbledon.Neal Ardley“Wimbledon were watching the last few games that I played for Aldershot and Shaun wanted to get me here as soon as possible after things did not work out there,” Cooksley said. “Since I came in I have enjoyed playing for Shaun in development matches; he has been brilliant since I came here. He wants to play out from the back, which suits my style, and he is also close to

is in the first-team at the age of 19 and hopefully I can kick on this season by playing good football again and make a few appearances for the first-team.”Jim Fenlon

Cooksley, who will turn 19 in November, was signed as an eight-year-old by Reading, but he left the Royals at the age of 16. Following a short spell as a scholar with QPR, Cooksley signed professional forms with Aldershot and he made two appearances for the Hampshire club before leaving at the end of last season.

 Dons Player subscribers can watch the full video interview with Harry Cooksley and Neal Ardley’s update ahead of Burton Albion on our premium site. 

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