Darlington 1883 have announced that striker Amar Purewal has been transferred to Ebac Northern League First Division side Shildon.

Purewal was one of manager Martin Gray’s first signings back in the summer of 2012, and he has given the club outstanding service ever since.

He has scored 59 goals in 108 appearances, and helped the Quakers to win three promotions in four seasons.

He joined Darlington during the summer of 2012 from Durham City.

He started his career in Newcastle United’s youth team and joined Durham from Bishop Auckland in 2010 and finished his first season as leading scorer for the Citizens when they were in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League.

He joined Darlo in the summer of 2012, and finished the season as top scorer with 24 league goals. He went on to score another 21 in season 2013/14 and became the first player in the new era to reach 50 goals when he scored a hat-trick against Harrogate Railway Athletic on October 1st, but was ruled out for the rest of the season because of a cruciate injury in January.

He returned in the later stages of the 2015/16 season, and achieved a good enough fitness level to be chosen for Panjab in the Conifa World Cup.

He scored 7 goals for Panjab on their way to the final.

Source: www.footballconference.co.uk

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