Shildon AFC is pleased to confirm that Patrick Almond has signed for the Club on a dual registration basis with Darlington FC.
Patrick started with Sunderland AFC’s academy system at the age of 11 graduating through to the Under 23 team in the 2021/22 season, signing professional terms in the summer of 2021. He made his professional debut in a 2-1 win against Manchester United Under 23s in October 2021.
In January 2022, Patrick joined Blyth Spartans on loan for the remainder of the 2021–22 season making 24 appearances, following the end of his loan spell he returned to Sunderland AFC but was subsequently released.
Patrick has already made one appearance for Shildon, playing in the 1-1 draw against Grimsby Borough at Dean Street on 19th November 2022.