Blyth Spartans’ recent tie up with Monkseaton Academy has seen the club make its first signing in the shape of highly promising midfielder Adam Forster.
The 18-year-old trained with the first team tonight in the opening pre-season session and put pen to paper on the night.
Manager Steve Cuggy commented “We’ve got really high hopes for Adam and if he continues to progress the way he has, he’ll be a fantastic player for us.
“He’s obviously a young lad, but he is well known to us, as we have been keeping an eye on him for a while, both at New Hartley and Monkseaton Academy. We have spoken to his managers at the respective clubs, Mick Maley and Lee Picton, and they have confirmed what we already knew about Adam.
“He’s potentially cracking signing, he’s got a bit of everything – he’s got good stamina and is an excellent footballer, who keeps the ball moving nicely – with the right coaching and if he continues to show the right attitude, he could have a bright future.”