FORMER Hartlepool United youth Nathan Buddle has signed for Carlisle United from non-league Blyth Spartans.
The 21-year-old has penned a deal until the end of the season with an option for a further 12-months.
The big centre back has enjoyed an extended trial with the Cumbrians, which included playing in the recent friendly against Newcastle United.
Buddle started his career at Pools but moved to join Blyth Spartans at the start of the 2013-14 campaign, making a total of 83 appearances.
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