May 27, 2024

Daley has made a move to York from Huddersfield Town in the Sky Bet Championship, where he played a consistent role in the club’s B team and had a loan stint with Gateshead in the Vanarama National League last season.

The young left-back is eligible for selection in Neal Ardley’s team for today’s match against Maidenhead at 3 pm and is eager to leave a positive impression.

Reflecting on his initial experience with the new team, Daley mentioned that while he hasn’t met all the first-team players due to recovery sessions, the overall experience has been good. He discovered a connection with Scott Burgess, who hails from Warrington, similar to Daley’s roots.

Daley expressed that he only confirmed his move in the last day or so, although he had been aware of the interest for about a month or two. He spoke positively about the reputation of the manager and assistant manager, Neil Cox, whom he’s yet to meet.

The player provided insights into his football journey, starting with Sunday League team Crossfields at a young age, moving to Port Vale at six or seven, and then joining Huddersfield at 16, where he has remained since. He emphasized the significant improvement in his game during his time at Huddersfield, especially with the transition to a B team structure and the focus on individual development.

Daley touched on his experience at Gateshead, highlighting the valuable exposure to a challenging league and expressing confidence in adapting to the new environment at York.

Describing his playing style, Daley stated that he primarily operates as a left-back but is versatile enough to play left center-back. He emphasized his capability to contribute both defensively and offensively, citing his pace and attacking instincts as key assets. Eager to make an impact, Daley declared his readiness and fitness for a potential starting role in the upcoming match.

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