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Matthew Harris

1 August 2012

Striker Matt Harris bagged an impressive 18 goals in all competitions last season as he finished as our second-highest scorer behind Adam Somes.

A powerful and direct striker, Harris boasts numerous positive attributes, the best of which is arguably his expert hold-up play and technique around the opposition penalty box.

The 19-year-old, who sustained an ankle injury during pre-season, made his first competitive appearance of the current campaign in our home victory over Stalybridge Celtic.

Nickname: Chopper
D.O.B: 04/11/1993
Position(s): Striker
Former club(s): Derby County, Derbyshire, Belper Town, Graham Street Prims
Strengths: Holding up the ball, scoring goals.
Career ambition: To become a professional footballer. If not, then university.
Hopes for this season: Score lots of goals and get a professional contract.
Biggest influence on your career: Watching Alan Shearer play
Best piece of advice you've ever been given: If you put the work in, you'll get the rewards.
Stags player who you would like to emulate: Matt Green
Club that you support: Newcastle United
Sporting icon: Alan Shearer
Food you really like: Steak with pepper sauce
Perfect holiday destination: Barbados
The hottest chick in the world is... Amy Childs
If you could be anyone for a day... Lionel Messi
Describe yourself in three words... Dedicated, ambitious, grafter.

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