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Waterford FC is also delighted to announce the signing of Tyreke Wilson on-loan from Manchester City.


Wilson, 20, is a graduate of both Cherry Orchard and Manchester City’s youth academies. The highly-rated left-back has also been capped for Ireland at U17, U19, and U21 level.

Wilson first signed with Manchester City back in 2016 and comes from a footballing family. His brother John Ross playing with Bray Wanderers, while his father Karl played with Coventry.

Speaking to, Tyreke said;

“Today was my first-day training. There is a really good atmosphere in the dressing room. Everyone seems to buzz off one another so it should be a good season.

“I’m an all-round fullback. I like to defend, but I’m always keen to push forward as well and try to get balls into the box. I’d base myself off Ashley Cole, so I’d like to play like him.

“I want to get playing football regularly at first-team level. I’m hoping for a good run of games here and to see where I can go. also spoke with Alan Reynolds after signing Wilson.

“Tyreke is one that we would have seen at international level over the last few years. He’s a fantastic addition to the club and we’re really lucky to get him. He’ll be a great boost for everyone, coming from a club like Man City.

“For himself, he just needs to find his love for the game again and start enjoying his football. Like a lot of the lads we’ve brought in this year, we’ll give them a chance to find that spark.”

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