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Former Hammer joins Barnsley

GeorgeChampionship side Barnsley have signed former Hammer George Moncur for  a transfer fee of £500,000 according to BBC Essex.

Moncur scored 14 goals in 51 games for the Colchester  last season, but could not help them avoid relegation from League One. The 22-year-old had also held talks with Peterborough, where personal terms had been verbally agreed, according to Posh director of football, Barry Fry.

Barnsley’s official website said “Barnsley Football Club is delighted to confirm Colchester United midfielder George Moncur has agreed personal terms today at Oakwell following agreement of the transfer fee with the U’s. The sought-after midfielder was a wanted man after an excellent campaign for Colchester United and the 22-year-old will team up with the Reds for pre-season training.A product of West Ham’s illustrious Academy system, the talented midfielder scored 14 times last season, including twice against the Reds.”


About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “Former Hammer joins Barnsley

  1. Good luck to the lad.

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