Whitby Town snap up former Scarborough duo Hazel and Ible

Whitby Town have swooped to sign two former Scarborough Athletic players, striker Jacob Hazel and defender Jameel Ible

Thursday, 14th May 2020, 9:42 am
Updated Thursday, 14th May 2020, 1:29 pm
Jacob Hazel, left, pictured during his time with Boro, has signed for arch-rivals Whitby Town

Hazel joins the Blues from Northern Premier League South-East Division side, Frickley Athletic.

He was the club captain at Frickley and spent a number of years at Westfield Lane having initially moved there from NPL Premier Division side Mickleover Sports in 2015.

Despite being born in Bradford Hazel has represented St Kitts & Nevis on three occasions, making his international debut in a 1-1 draw with Estonia in November 2016.

Jameel Ible, above, heading in a goal for Boro in their 2016 win at Prescot has signed for their derby rivals Whitby Town

The centre-forward began his club career at Chesterfield, but having only made a few competitive appearances for them he was sent out on loan to Matlock Town, Workington, Sprint-Jeloy (Norway), Buxton, Bradford Park Avenue and FC United of Manchester before making the move to Mickleover following a short spell at Ashton United.

Hazel's next move saw him move to Lincolnshire with then National League North side, Gainsborough Trinity. This was once again a short stay and he spent three months on loan with Farsley Celtic.

In December 2016, Hazel made the switch to Boro before returning to Frickley ahead of the 2017/18 campaign. In that campaign he scored an impressive 47 goals.

Town have also snapped up centre-back Ible from NPL North-West division side Pontefract Collieries.

Ible has previously spent time with Salford City, York City, Guiseley, Boro and Frickley before moving to Pontefract.

He has spent a number of years playing in the same side as fellow new signing Hazel.

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