Hibbs wins contract with Shaymen

The Shay Stadium east stand.
The Shay Stadium east stand.
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Jake Hibbs has been selected as the winner of FC Halifax Town’s trial competition.

The 17-year-old is a product of the Manchester City academy and has also playerd for Hyde and Mossley.

He has been handed a one-year contract with the Shaymen after he was the unanimous choice of the club’s coaching staff.

Hibbs made a 20-minute cameo against Clitheroe on Tuesday night, his first appearance since joining the Shaymen.