Local teenager Danny Hart has become a Bee.
The 18 year old had been on trial with Barnet during pre-season, making substitute appearances in the friendlies and hit the net against Histon on Saturday, as well as blasting a shot against the post.
Hart is a right-winger who is probably one for the future but may be seen a few times this season on the pitch. He arrives on a free transfer from Boreham Wood FC.
Hart progressed through the club’s PASE Scheme which tries to develop young talent and although Hart was retained by the Boreham Wood boss for the 2007/08 season, he has joined the Bees for League football.
The new signing said it was a ‘dream’ to join his local club and Paul Fairclough said he was impressed by the youngsters’ performances in pre-season.
He described Hart as a ‘rough diamond coming through’ and told BBC London Radio ‘I like these type of players andI often take flyers with young players…he’s an interesting kid; he’s got pace, he hasn’t got the power yet but he loves a shot. He’s a confident boy.’
Hart impressed for the wood last season; in the 17 appearances he made, he scored twice and gave 7 assists. He also was named man of the match on one occassion. He has not received a single card of any sort in the games he’s played in his career thus far. The season before he made his professional debut aged 16. In made one more appearance after than, with one assist.