Date: 19th September 2010 at 11:28am
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Maidenhead United manager Johnson Hippolyte reckons that Jamal Fyfield is good enough to make his name in the Football League following his move to York City.

The Minstermen snapped up the 21-year-old left-back for a nominal fee at the end of the week after he previously impressed for them during a reserve game.

York boss Martin Foyle initially contacted the Magpies about Fyfield last week after having watched him on a number of occasions, and the player travelled up on Monday for a training session before playing in a behind closed doors game. He then submitted an offer, including a sell-on clause as part of the deal, which was accepted.

“I`m really happy for him also quite sad as you can imagine. Jamal has been with us now for four seasons and has served us really well,” Hippolyte told the Maidenhead Advertiser. “But the opportunity to play full-time for a club the size of York is just too good to turn down.

“I`m sad to see him go but over the moon for him because I think he`s got the chance now to progress even further,” he added. “He`s going to be training full-time and playing at a higher level. He`s only 21 so I think this could just be the start for him.

“He`s a quality player and as long as he keeps progressing I think he`s comfortably good enough to at least play his football in League 2.”

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