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Harrogate announces departure of Jack Emmett due to chronic fatigue

Fri 08 January 2021 | 6:30

The 27-year-old midfielder, who won two promotions with Harrogate and has made 229 appearances for the Sulphurites, has left the club to focus on his recovery from chronic fatigue.

Town boss,

Simon Weaver

, said:

“His recent issue has saddened us all, but we respect his views and his health is of paramount importance.

“He’s been with me for 11 years here and we have always shared a good bond. I’ll always think highly of Jack and the door is always open for him at Town, he is very much still a part of our family.”

In 2018 when

Harrogate

won promotion to the National League,

Emmett

was named the club’s joint player of the year alongside skipper,

Josh Falkingham

. He was an unused sub as the Town beat Notts County in the National League play-off final to win promotion to the English Football League for the first time in their history.

Emmett

said following his departure:

“Thank you to the club and to everyone who has supported me during my time here.

“It’s been an incredible journey and I have loved every minute, but I know this is the right decision for my health moving forward.

“Hopefully one day I will be able to fully recover and return to the game.”


source: SportMob