A TEENAGER thrust into the hardened world of professional football will never forget the moment he realised he would be pulling on the blue and white shirt of Chester City for the first time.
Ben Jones, 16, of Connah’s Quay, made an impressive 11-minute cameo as the Blues drew 1-1 at Lincoln City in League Two on Saturday.
The powerful striker, the latest talent to roll off the Flintshire Schoolboys production line that unearthed Chester legend Ian Rush and Michael Owen, made his City debut seven days earlier in the 3-1 home loss to Chesterfield.
Injuries left boss Mark Wright down to the bare bones. But Jones admits it still came as a shock when the former England defender named him in his matchday squad.
Jones said: “Mark Wright said I was going to be in the squad against Chesterfield, but I didn’t think … Read the rest