Former Claret Looking For Australian Club

Steven Hewitt Set For Australian Move

League of Wales side Bangor City Football Club have today confirmed that former Clarets midfielder Steven Hewitt has left the club by mutual consent to purse his football career in Australia. In a statement the club made it clear that Steven was moving overseas and that he had no intension of joining another club in the League of Wales.


Hewitt, started his career in the youth teams of Blackburn Rovers and Stockport County before signing two-year scholarship terms with Burnley. He signed his first professional contract at Turf Moor in October 2011, before making his debut for the club in April 2012

After impressing during his first year as an apprentice he was taken on the five-day first team pre-season tour to South West where he was an unused substitute in a defeat to Bristol Rovers but featured as a substitute in a 3–1 win over Torquay United. Hewitt was given squad number 33 and appeared on the bench for the first time in a 3–2 League Cup win over Barnet.

He was included in the first team squad for the Championship match with West Ham United at Turf Moor, again remaining an unused substitute in a 2–2 draw. But he made his professional debut in a 1–0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion coming on as a sub for Charlie Austin. Whilst at Burnley he had to loan spells with Alfreton Town and Southport in the Conference before joining Chester in 2015.

After a second spell Southport he signed for Accrington Stanley for two seasons before joining Bangor City in the League of Wales, where he has spent the last two seasons making 27 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals.

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