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Released Sheffield Wednesday midfielder turns down offers in Scotland to sign for new club UK News

Liam Waldock was confirmed to be one of the young players leaving the club well in advance in March, when Wednesday manager Darren Moore made it clear he thought it was right for them to leave on trial to find a new job before leaving the club in the end. of their contracts – which arrive at the end of this month.

The 21-year-old, who made two cup appearances for the Owls, has signed for Northern Premier League side Gainsborough Trinity, where he spent a short spell on loan last season.

He played 10 times for the Lincolnshire side and impressed, inspiring the club’s best spell of a season which saw them finish in 16th place.

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Liam Waldock made his Sheffield debut on Wednesday in an EFL Cup loss to Fulham in September 2020.

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It is reported that the youngster was given opportunities in full-time football in England and north of the border but opted to return to the semi-pro club.

“I am delighted to sign for Gainsborough Trinity,” Waldock told “I know Damo (Damon Parkinson) and Bish (Neal Bishop) very well and I’m excited to start.

“They made me feel really important, that I was one of their main targets, so now I can’t wait to get back in front of the fans, because I really enjoyed it here last season.

“I will be looking to add goals and become even more of a box to box midfielder this season. I am very demanding of my teammates, I like to get the ball down and play and help the team play. I want to help the team be very forward thinking – and really excite the fans.

Waldock was part of one of the most successful academy teams on Wednesday in recent times, alongside Liam Shaw and Ciaran Brennan, who had been at the club since he was a child.

He impressed on his first-team debut in an EFL Cup defeat at Fulham in September 2020, but his senior opportunities since then have been limited to an EFL Trophy exit in the 4-0 win over Harrogate Town in Las Vegas. last season.

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