Date:Friday July 25 2014
AFC Bournemouth defender Baily Cargill is determined to make the most of his first team opportunity.
The 19 year old centre back, who has been part of the AFC Bournemouth youth set-up since his release from Southampton at the age of 12 enjoyed first team football last season with Welling in the Conference and Torquay United in League Two during two separate loan spells.
So far during pre-season Cargill has been part of Eddie Howe's first team squad, making the trip to Austria and impressing against FC Copenhagen.
With Elliott Ward recovering from a knee operation, it may have been expected that Howe would bring in a new signing to strengthen the defensive positions. However so far Howe has handed the responsibility to Cargill and the young defender is determined to take his chance.
Cargill told the Daily Echo...
"It was a great experience to play a Champions League team. I was up against Steve De Ridder, who used to play for Southampton, and a striker called Andreas Cornelius, who joined Cardiff for £7.5m this time last year before going back to Copenhagen. I felt I did well and they didn`t threaten our goal in the first half.
"Hopefully, I will get some game time in our next few friendlies when we play both Southampton and Swansea. There is nobody you would rather face than Premier League opposition because it is the best league in the world. Playing against quality players pushes you to the maximum and helps you see where you are with your own game.
"If I do get a chance, I have to make sure I take it with both hands and do the best I can. I need to prove myself to the manager every day, both in training and in games."
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Date:Friday July 25 2014
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