Hibs swoop for FOUR youngsters

27 June 2013 11:37
Young talent heading to Easter Road

Hibs have tonight swooped to sign four youngsters from around the UK and Ireland tonight.

First up was the news that the Hibees had landed Tottenham Hotspur youngster Tom Gardiner.

The 18-year-old centre half, along with the official club account, announced on twitter and posted a picture of the youngster posing with the new home strip at Easter Road.

Also on twitter, this time just on the player's account, striker Taylor Hendry announced that he had signed a two-year-deal at Easter Road.

The 17-year-old striker recently left Ipswich Town's academy. He is Edinburgh born and played with Hutchison Vale as a youngster.

Last but not least, Irish youth club Stella Maris FC announced that two of it's brightest youngsters had agreed deals to sign on at Easter Road.

16-year-old midfielder Cody Mullhall and 16-year-old striker Gareth McCaffrey have both signed contracts at the club.

They have both represented Ireland at various youth levels.

Hibs boss Pat Fenlon appears to be intent on adding quality youngsters to the club's academy, ahead of entering the East of Scotland League next year.

The Hibees applied to join the Seniors set-up, so they could give youngsters experience against older players, as well as using it to give fringe and returning injured first team players game time.

Source: Hibees-Mad