By Daniel Prince

South Shields backroom staff member George McLaughlin says he “enjoys every minute” of his time at the club.

McLaughlin, who is about to enter his third season with the Mariners, discusses how much he has enjoyed it so far in the video above.

He also talks about his excitement at the season ahead, his role at the club and his thoughts after the first pre-season training session.

By Daniel Prince

South Shields’ players returned from their summer break on Saturday as they took part in their first pre-season training session.

Below is a slideshow of images from the day. They can also be viewed in full here: In Pictures – 2015-16 first training session

Created with flickr slideshow.

By Daniel Prince

South Shields coach Dave Hall said he was impressed by the players following the first pre-season training session of the summer.

In the video above, Hall reveals his thoughts on the quality of the training, and the tough decisions he feels will need to be made in the coming weeks.

He also talks about his excitement for the future at the club, and why he feels the opening league game against Northallerton Town will be so difficult.