VIDEO: Galpin can’t wait

By Daniel Prince

Lewis Galpin says he can’t wait to get started after joining South Shields from West Auckland Town.

The 21-year-old defender became the Mariners’ latest summer signing on Friday, and in the video above, he discusses his move to Shields.

Galpin also talks about his football career to date, which has so far taken in spells at Gateshead and West Auckland, for whom he appeared at Wembley in the FA Vase final of 2014.

He also discusses his strengths as a player, aims for the season ahead and the upcoming friendly against Darlington at Mariners Park.