Plymouth Argyle youngster River Allen signs first professional contract

Plymouth Argyle youngster River Allen signs his first professional contract at Home Park, having been at the club since the age of 11.

Plymouth Argyle youngster River Allen has signed a professional deal at Home Park.

Allen, 18, joined the Pilgrims at the age of 11 and was part of the club's Centre of Excellence.

The midfielder was one of just two youth team players offered terms at the end of the season, while Paul Wotton and Curtis Nelson also signed contract extensions at the club.

Plymouth have been one of the most active League Two sides in the transfer market so far, snapping up Lee Cox and Deane Smalley.

Portsmouth manager Guy Whittingham looks on before the Sky Bet League Two match between Portsmouth and Chesterfield at Fratton Park on August 31, 2013
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