Scott Pollock made his professional debut with his boyhood club on 19 January.
Scott, who once was a part of the academy in Spencer Owen‘s Hashtag United, has swapped 430,000 subscribers for a 7,798 seater stadium. He signed a two-year youth scholarship deal with the Cobblers back in September 2018.
When a player was injured in a recent game against Cambridge United, Scott was brought on and made his English Football League debut.
— Hashtag United (@hashtagutd) January 19, 2019
The match ended in defeat, with a score of 3-2 to Cambridge United. Scott tweeted that although he was “absolutely gutted” about the result, wearing the club’s shirt was still a “proud moment” for him.
Absolutely gutted about the result today.
Was a proud moment for me to wear the Northampton shirt for the first time❤️
Thanks to all the fans that travelled today, showed great support🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/8x7M1OB5Jg
— Scott Pollock (@Scott_pollock12) January 19, 2019
Hashtag United are currently playing their first season as a semi-professional club. The team are top of the Eastern Counties League Division One South league, the tenth tier of English football, with 55 points from 21 games.
Their next game is at home against second in the league White Ensign F.C. in a promotion 6-pointer on the 26 January.
Tickets for the game at the Coles Park Stadium in Tottenham are £4 for adults, £2 for concessions and it is free for children under 12. Season tickets are also available.