Jack Blackford has been released from his contract at Hartlepool United by mutual consent.
The 19-year-old has left the cub with immediate effect and is set to travel to America to pursue an opportunity to further his career there. Hartlepool-born Blackford has been on the books at Pools since he was just 9 and signed professional terms with the club in April 2016, 24 hours after making his senior debut against York City.
However, the winger only made one further First Team appearance – as a substitute in the clash with Barnet towards the end of last season – and it’s now been mutually agreed that he will be released.
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