name : Kane Thompson-Sommers
position : midfielder
The midfielder joins the Shaymen having been released by Hereford FC at the end of last season where the Bulls finished 16th in the Vanarama National League North and is a player who can contribute at both ends of the pitch.
Thompson-Sommers began his career in Tottenham Hotspurs’ academy before making the switch to Birmingham City in 2016. Whilst in the Blues’ academy, Thompson-Sommers made a number of appearances in the Premier League 2 before being loaned out to Woking in August 2021 where he featured as a second half substitute against the Shaymen in our 3-2 win at The Laithwaite Community Stadium. The young midfielder made a total of 11 appearances and scored once for Woking before returning to Birmingham in December 2021.
At the end of the 2021/22 season, Thompson-Sommers was one of eight players to be released by the Blues and he joined Hereford last August after impressing whilst playing as a trialist for Cardiff City in a friendly against the Bulls. Over the course of last season, Thompson-Sommers made 34 appearances in all competitions for Herford scoring twice.