Liam joins Forest

Liam Adams with executive headteacher Adrian Reed.
Liam Adams with executive headteacher Adrian Reed.

Liam Adams’ dreams of becoming a professional footballer could begin in July, after the 15-year-old winger has been awarded a two-year schoolboy scolarship with Championship side Nottingham Forest.

The Haven High Academy pupil has been on the two-time European champions’ radar since joining them three seasons ago.

Liam, who will train and study five days a week before preparing for a match on Saturdays , said: “I am delighted and excited to get going. I really enjoy playing for Forest and can’t wait to start working hard and see where it takes me.”

The academy has given him £300 towards kit, travel and other expenses.