Sam Argent is an English right back who was born on 9th October 1991. Argent began his career at Southampton, and was a regular for the club's academy and U21 sides between 2008 and 2011. He rubbed shoulders with the first team during the 2010/11 pre-season, coming off the bench to replace Danny Butterfield in a 1-0 win at Farnborough. Argent is a composed defender, who also possesses the ability to cause problems going forward. He was released by Saints in May 2011 on a free transfer.
In July 2011 Argent joined Conference National outfit Hayes & Yeading. He made his debut in a 3-1 win over Alfreton Town on August 13th 2011. Argent linked up with former Southampton teammate Jack Saville, who was loaned to the club in August. He also played with former Saints midfielder Pele. Argent made 17 appearances during 2011/12, as Hayes and Yeading were relegated from the Conference National.