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Swansea City Sign 16 Year-Old Striker

Swansea City have signed 16 year-old Swansea-born striker Thomas Gregg Lopes Da Silva.

The youngster has signed as a scholar and will play for the Under-18s for the next two seasons.

Da Silva was born in Swansea but brought up in Portugal where he played for CF Estrela da Amadora.

At the age of 14, he moved on to join Sporting Clube de Portugal, Paulo Sousa's former club, who fought off competition from Benfica and Porto for his services.

He was released this Summer and after joining the Swans he said:

'I am delighted to have signed for the club,'

'It is a really good opportunity for me and I can't wait to get started.'




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Date:Friday September 4 2009

Time: 5:04PM

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he sounds a promising youngster
james,jackarmy
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04/09/2009 17:30:00

First fruits of the Portugal link?
Czech_Jack
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04/09/2009 18:52:00

Hopefully CJ
KevinE
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04/09/2009 20:27:00

Time to get this academy started up then, but to echo everyone else, he does sound very promising.
OriginalXOR
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04/09/2009 21:25:00

It wont be for a year until it gets built
GThomas
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04/09/2009 21:28:00

i think sousa is realy trying his damdest to get this acadamy up and running as soon as possible, and i ca'nt fault him for it. as a lot of you have said This lad sounds very promising. Lets just hope if he dose turn out to become world class he choose's to play for Wales over Portugal. lol
swansea_till_i_die
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05/09/2009 07:56:00

 

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