Norwich City unveil new signing - aged 9

Reuben Johnson is on the ball for City. Picture: Dawn Price

Reuben Johnson is on the ball for City. Picture: Dawn Price - Credit: Dawn Price

A Year 3 pupil from Millfield Primary School in North Walsham has just signed a contract to play and represent Norwich City Football Club in their Under 9 Academy team.

Reuben Johnson has been playing with them for the last two years in their Under 7 and Under 8 pre-Academy team. His achievement was celebrated during a special celebration assembly at school last week.

A spokesperson for the school said: 'Millfield is very proud to have yet another pupil aiming high and succeeding, we expect to see him in the Premiership or on the England squad in a few years' time!'


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