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Leverock signs for Ilkeston

Danté Leverock, the Bermuda defender, has signed for English non-League side Ilkeston until the end of the season.

The 24-year-old is keen to carve out a career in England and is well known to Ilkeston as he had a training stint at the Derbyshire club a few years ago.

Leverock, who turned down a new deal at Harrisburg City Islanders — where he spent two seasons in the United Soccer League — has an ambition of winning a professional contract at a Football League club.

Leverock, who made 22 appearances for Harrisburg last season, joins several Bermudians at Ilkeston including first-team players Dale Eve, Tevaughn Tyrell and David Jones Jr.

Eve, the Bermuda goalkeeper, was named man of the match in his debut for Ilkeston in a 2-1 defeat by Barwell last weekend.

A link between Ilkeston and the island was forged in 2013 by Paul Scope, who owned the Bermuda Hogges and previously served as the Bermuda assistant coach.

Leverock has signed for the clun until the end of the season (Photo by Akil Simmons)

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Published February 03, 2017 at 8:00 am (Updated February 02, 2017 at 11:22 pm)

Leverock signs for Ilkeston

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