Cracknell Pens City Contract

Joe Cracknell

Goalkeeper was released by Hull City at the end of last year.

Bradford City have handed young goalkeeper Joe Cracknell a five month contract.

The 20-year-old has been training with the Bantams throughout pre-season and has featured in a number of friendly fixtures this summer.

It's after leaving Hull City's academy at the end of last season.

He is now expected to add competition to City's goalkeeping position as well as keep goal for City's Final Third Development League matches this year.

City manager Phil Parkinson said: "Joe has impressed us over pre-season and he has earned himself this contract.

"Hopefully he can keep improving and become a good prospect for us.

"We have been looking for a young goalkeeper for Lee Butler (goalkeeper coach) to really work with and help to develop. Joe certainly fits the bill.

"We have our under 21s competition this season and he will be figuring prominently in that."

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