Five South Shields players – along with kitman George McLaughlin – have taken on the Dizzy Goals challenge.

George was joined by Adam Curry, Jonny Wightman, Stephen Ramsey, Gareth Young and Dale Connor in taking a penalty after running around a ball 13 times.

The online campaign was started to raise awareness of Global Goals, ahead of the UN summit later this month.

The targets of the summit are to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and fix climate change by 2030.

The Dizzy Goals challenge has been taken on by some of the biggest names in football, including Gareth Bale, Alan Shearer and Theo Walcott, so we decided we would have a go. The results are in the video above…

For more information about the Dizzy Goals Challenge, search for the hashtag #dizzygoals, Twitter account @TheGlobalGoals and website globalgoals.org

Video shot by Daniel Prince.

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.