Rushden and Diamonds youngsters Sam Smith and Jake Beecroft are said to be ‘delighted’ to have signed new 3-year contracts.
Powerful striker Smith, made his debut towards the end of last season after being spotted whilst playing for Corby Town Under 18’s. After several unfortunate attempts, Sam finally scored his first senior goal against champions Aldershot on the last day of the season, fittingly in front of an exuberant Peter De Banke Terrace.
Commanding midfielder Beecroft has made 9 first team appearances to date, including a short run in the first team at the end of the last season. Although he hasn’t yet scored, Jake has made numerous assists, and is definitely one for the future.