VIDEO: Smith – ‘Excellent result’

By Daniel Prince

Barrie Smith has described Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Blyth Spartans as an “excellent result” for South Shields.

Michael Turner’s second half header earned the Mariners a draw in their final pre-season friendly.

In the video above, Smith discusses the game, his own performance, and how impressed he has been by his team-mates during recent weeks.

He also looks ahead to the start of the season, which will begin against Northallerton Town on Saturday at Mariners Park.