Bright future ahead for Ipswich Town's Connor Wickham

First published in Other Hereford Times: Photograph of the Author by , Sports Reporter

ONE of the brightest young stars in English football was born in Hereford.

Ipswich Town’s Connor Wickham has been compared with Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and is being chased by some of the top clubs in England.

The highly-rated striker has been linked with a £6m summer move to Tottenham Hotspur.

Wickham’s Wikipedia page says he was born in Colchester, but Ipswich Town have confirmed the striker was, in fact, born in Hereford.

Wickham has represented England at under-16 and under-17 levels. He scored a hat-trick for England in a 4-0 UEFA Under-17 Championship win against Azerbaijan in Baku.

Wickham is certainly letting his feet do the talking and it will be interesting to watch the Hereford-born youngster’s progress.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree