Jack Harkness and Miller Thomson join 77 Sports Management roster
Academy footballers Jack Harkness, who plays at Rangers, and Miller Thomson, who plays at Dundee United, have both signed to 77 Sports Management.
Jack, who has just turned 17, plays right-back for Rangers U18 team. He has previously been capped at U16 level for Scotland.
Miller, who is 16, plays as a winger/attacking midfielder for Dundee United U18.
Jack commented: “I’m delighted to be joining 77 Sports Management. I’m at an important point in my career and am confident that the team there can help guide my development as I look to improve both as a footballer and an athlete.”
Miller said: “The focus for me is on my development as a player and fulfilling my potential over the next few years. I’m excited to be joining the team at 77 Sports Management.”
Andy Murray added: “Football is a huge passion of mine and I’m looking forward to working with both Jack and Miller. They are both talented, work hard and have bright futures in the game. We are looking forward to helping them develop and maximise their potential.”
Jack and Miller join fellow Scottish footballers Ryan Porteous, Jamie Gullan and Fraser Murray (all at Hibernian) at the agency, alongside Caroline Weir of Manchester City. 77SM also represents tennis players Paul Jubb, Katie Swan, Harriet Dart and Aidan McHugh, as well as GB sprinters Shannon and Cheriece Hylton.
Murray acts as a mentor to all the athletes at 77SM, offering guidance and advice, particularly on performance related issues, while the co-founders of the agency, Matt Gentry and Gawain Davies, handle commercial, marketing and media matters.