Intro English association football player
A.K.A. Harvey Read Saunders
Association football player
From United Kingdom
Birth 20 July 1997
Age: 23 years
Star sign Cancer
Harvey Read Saunders (born 20 July 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays for Fleetwood Town, as a striker.
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Early and personal life
Saunders is from Staindrop. He is nicknamed “Rooster”.
Saunders joined local club Barnard Castle at the age of 6 or 7, leaving at under-14s after the club folded. He occasionally played rugby for a local club and then began working full-time in an Indian restaurant. The restaurant entered a team into a football competition, which they won. Saunders then began playing Sunday League football, before signing for Darlington Railway Athletic, initially at under-18 level but then for the senior team. He then played for Bishop Auckland and Durham City. He then signed for Darlington, making his debut in January 2017. Whilst at Darlington he had loan spells at Ryhope Colliery Welfare and Dunston UTS. In total he scored 11 goals in 66 league games for Darlington.
He signed for Fleetwood Town in January 2019 for an undisclosed fee, on a 2 ⁄2-year contract, and was immediately loaned back to Darlington.
He made his first-team debut for Fleetwood on 3 September 2019 in the EFL Trophy.