Premier League contract for local footballer

Tyler in Southampton colours

Tyler in Southampton colours - Credit: Sam Dibling

Axminster student and highly talented footballer, Tyler-Jay Dibling, is rightly celebrating a monumental achievement after being offered a three-year professional contract with Southampton in the Premier League. 

Tyler started at Millwey Rise youth at the age of just five, moving on to Exeter City Academy at seven and then the acclaimed Southampton Academy the following year, where he has been ever since, playing against top teams from across the UK and abroad.  

Tyler has been offered a three-year professional contract on top of his already-offered two-year scholarship, and is now currently playing and training with the Southampton Under-18 team up at their Staplewood training ground.  

He currently attends Axe Valley Academy School in Axminster, who, over the last few years, have helped massively with Tyler doing school work up at the training ground to allow him to train more.  

Congratulations Tyler on reaching the next stage of your football dreams.  

Tyler at the start of his football journey

Tyler at the start of his football journey - Credit: Sam Dibling

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