Frew and Spafford agree deals to join Spalding

Michael Frew
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Striker Michael Frew is set to lead Spalding United’s attack next season.

The 30-year-old agreed terms with Tulips boss Pat Rayment after leaving King’s Lynn Town.

Rayment said: “He will be a massive help to Jordan Nuttell and Tom Waumsley.

“I know people will say Michael didn’t score enough goals but, unfortunately for King’s Lynn, they had a poor season by their standards.

“He was used as their main striker which by his own admission is not his greatest strength.

“I’ve spoken to King’s Lynn manager Gary Setchell about the way Michael conducts himself.

“If Jordan and Tom are prepared to take that on board, they can learn a lot from him. At the same time Michael can benefit by scoring more goals.

“At our level he’s going to be a top player.

“Tom had an exceptional season and he has got to build on that.

“We’ve also got high hopes for Jordan - it’s time for him to step up to the plate.

“If he stays injury-free, there is no doubt he has got the ability to kick himself on for his career.”

Spalding are also bringing in former Bourne Town defender Neal Spafford.

Rayment said: “He has been a pedigree player with an allegiance to Wisbech Town during their promotion push last season.

“But maybe I’ve been missing a trick by not signing him until now because he will bring to us the hunger, desire and legs I crave, over and above other players I’ve had in the past.

“When I offered Neal the deal, he joined straight away and that’s what we want.

“As much as I’ve missed out on players to bolthole clubs, I’ve signed players with the hunger and desire which outweighs that.”