Oz-based Davies hopes for future career in England

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A former Halifax schoolboy is hoping to secure a footballing future in England after honing his skills in Australia.

Cameron Davies left the area with his family in May 2010 to settle in Melbourne.

Such has been Davies’s rise to prominence that he has been selected to represent Australia under 19s on to England next year.

While back on these shores the teenager will attend trials at various professional clubs which have been organised by the top coaches in the Australian state of Victoria

Always a keen footballer, Davies started playing at Northowram Juniors while a pupil at Northowram Junior and Infant School. He continued his formak education at Brighouse High School and his football education at Queensbury Celtic and eventually finishing at Horton Foxes JFC

Davies captained the Horton Foxes at under 13 and under 14 levels and capped his time at the club by leading the team to victory in a tournament held in Germany

Since arriving in Melbourne Davies has played for Altona under 16s and Green Gully under 18s and under 21s. He now turns out for Green Gully seniors in the VPL League playing alongside ex-professionals who are also international and A League players.

Davies was also asked to trial for Western Wolves which is the district team and which he eventually captained. He was then was asked to trial for the state team Victoria, which is the same size as England, which he also captained

This led to Davies being selected for Australia under 19s squad which tours the UK between January 11-24, 2014 where he will be playing against England under19 schoolboys, Sheffield United, Swansea, Cardiff and two other teams still to be confirmed

Davies has worked hard to gain recognition by training five times a week as well as playing club/representative games.