Hazel eyes goals for Boro

Jacob Hazel is lining up a goal rush after agreeing to sign for Scarborough Athletic.

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 11:49 am
Updated Saturday, 17th December 2016, 8:41 am
Jacob Hazel

The frontman has been starved of football this season at Gainsborough Trinity and on loan at Farsley, but he is focused on regaining the scoring touch he demonstrated last term.

The 22-year-old struck 23 times in the Evo-Stik Premier for Frickley, earning him a move to the Conference North.

Now Hazel is just looking to cement his place in the Boro attack, starting on Saturday when Steve Kittrick's men take the trip to Colne.

"I'm really looking forward to getting going with Scarborough, it is an exciting time for the club," he said.

"The fanbase is massive, which means a lot as a player, also there is the fact that they are moving to their new ground in Scarborough.

"I have spoken to Steve (Kittrick) a lot this week and he's really sold things to me.

"On a personal note, I just want to play games of football, which is something I don't think I've had a fair crack at this season.

"If that happens then I'm confident that I can score the goals to help get the club up there.

"It would be great to achieve promotion, especially as the club heads home to Scarborough, and there is a good enough squad to achieve just that.

"I have played against most of the lads, I know Benny Igiehon and Jameel Ible and I work with Cameron Murray, there are a lot of good players in there."

Hazel also boasts international pedigree, as he has followed in the footsteps of his dad Des by playing for Caribbean nation St Kitts and Nevis.

"I got my first cap two or three weeks ago after spending a few matches on the bench," he added.

"It was a friendly against Estonia, which was a great experience.

"I really enjoy playing for them, it is another thing to add to your footballing CV."