Former Stoke City youngster signs for the Lambs

A former Stoke City youngster has signed for the Lambs after being on the radar for the last 18 months. Defender Curtis Strong has put pen to paper on a short-term deal to join Tamworth FC from Telford. Strong, who impressed Lambs manager Andy Morrel during his stint at the club the season before last, has been hotly chased by the boss as he looks to strengthen his squad for the remainder of the season. Tamworth FC have signed Curtis Strong from Telford United Speaking to the Herald about the signing, Andy Morrell said: “We are really pleased that Curt has agreed to join us. “We have been watching him for nearly 18 months and have been trying to get him with us for some time. “He has got a lot of pace and can get goals even though he is more of a defensive player. “We have got him on a short term deal and we hope he can hit the ground running and show us exactly what he can do.” The 22-year-old started his career at the Potters, playing in the under 18s and under 21s, before making the move to the Lambs back in August 2015. He picked up a serious injury which put him out of action for the whole of last season. He moved to Telford but has now signed a short-term deal to return to the Lamb to the delight of his teammates. George Delves, general manager of Tamworth FC, said: “We are really looking forward to getting Curtis back. “He has got so much pace and goals in him as well. He was really popular when he was last here and I know that a lot of the older players are excited to see him back at the Lamb. “Hopefully he will bring a bit of competition and keep the lads on their toes. He has got a chance to show us what he can do.”

A former Stoke City youngster has signed for the Lambs after being on the radar for the last 18 months.

Defender Curtis Strong has put pen to paper on a short-term deal to join Tamworth FC from Telford.

Strong, who impressed Lambs manager Andy Morrel during his stint at the club the season before last, has been hotly chased by the boss as he looks to strengthen his squad for the remainder of the season.

Tamworth FC have signed Curtis Strong from Telford United

Speaking to the Herald about the signing, Andy Morrell said: “We are really pleased that Curt has agreed to join us.

“We have been watching him for nearly 18 months and have been trying to get him with us for some time.

“He has got a lot of pace and can get goals even though he is more of a defensive player.

“We have got him on a short term deal and we hope he can hit the ground running and show us exactly what he can do.”

The 22-year-old started his career at the Potters, playing in the under 18s and under 21s, before making the move to the Lambs back in August 2015.

He picked up a serious injury which put him out of action for the whole of last season.

He moved to Telford but has now signed a short-term deal to return to the Lamb to the delight of his teammates.

George Delves, general manager of Tamworth FC, said: “We are really looking forward to getting Curtis back.

“He has got so much pace and goals in him as well. He was really popular when he was last here and I know that a lot of the older players are excited to see him back at the Lamb.

“Hopefully he will bring a bit of competition and keep the lads on their toes. He has got a chance to show us what he can do.”

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