Scarborough Athletic skipper Michael Coulson extends stay and Boro sign new forward Jake Charlies

Scarborough Athletic skipper Michael Coulson has signed a new deal to stay with the Flamingo Land Stadium club for another season.

By Andy Bloomfield
Saturday, 14th May 2022, 10:28 pm
Updated Saturday, 14th May 2022, 10:37 pm
Scarborough Athletic skipper Michael Coulson, pictured celebrating his goal in the play-off final win against Warrington, extends stay

Coulson will be a key man for Jonathan Greening's men as they start life in the National League North in the 2022-23 season.

The news came a day after Boro made their first new signing of the close season, snapping up striker Jake Charles from Stafford Rangers.

A club statement on the website said: "Scarborough Athletic are pleased to announce the first signing of the summer, with striker Jake Charles joining from Stafford Rangers.

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"Jake Charles, who scored nine goals last season for Stafford Rangers in the Northern Premier League, scored against Boro in the 1-1 draw at the Flamingo Land Stadium in March and can also play out wide.

"Charles, 26, is a former Welsh youth international and has previously played for Huddersfield Town, Barnsley,Stalybridge Celtic, Stafford Rangers and Farsley Celtic.

"Boro boss Jonathan Greening has had his eye on Jake for a number of months, with a number of other clubs also interested in Jake's signature."

New signing Charles said: "I am looking forward to playing closer to home and meeting up again with Bailey and Dylan, who I played with previously at Huddersfield, Barnsley and on trials with other clubs".

Scarborough Athletic skipper Michael Coulson, left, extends stay

"I see Jono regularly in the gym and I am delighted to be at Scarborough next season and challenge myself in the National League North."