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Luke Berry Joins Barnsley From Cambridge United

29 July 2014

Cambridge midfielder joins Reds

Barnsley Football Club is pleased to announce the arrival of midfielder Luke Berry, who joins the Reds from Cambridge United for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Reds, keeping him at Oakwell until at least the summer of 2017.

“I heard of interest a few weeks ago and I’m delighted it’s all gone through,” Luke told www.barnsleyfc.co.uk.

“I think I can step up and I’m excited to play with better players.”

Last season the midfielder helped Cambridge back into the Football League with a Play-Off Final victory over Gateshead – Luke’s 47th appearance of the campaign in which he scored 14 goals.

Cambridge-born Luke graduated from his hometown Club’s youth set-up and soon established himself as a first-team regular. His performances during the 2011/12 season earned him a call-up to the England ‘C’ team as he ended the season as United’s top goal-scorer.

“I’ve played over a hundred games and learned a lot and I’m grateful for that,” added Luke of his time with Cambridge.

“I’m a box-to-box midfielder. I’ll get goals, I like to create things and I like to think I can bring quite a lot to the table.

“I’m like any other player. I want to play games and be in there trying to progress and do well for the team.”


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