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Lawson delighted as he adds teenage striker to Skem squad d; SKELMERSDALE UNITED.

SKELMERSDALE UNITED have signed young Chester FC striker Sean Miller.

The 18-year-old scored 15 goals during a loan spell with Bootle earlier this season.

And Miller made his senior Chester debut against Braintree Town in December.

Miller also had a spell with Clitheroe in the Evo-Stik First Division North and has quickly gathered a reputation as one of the region's top emerging forwards. Miller was managed by Skem midfielder Neil Prince at Bootle.

And Lawson said he consulted Prince before swooping for the teenager.

He said: "I spoke to Neil Prince about him, and he rates him very highly.

NEW Sean "He's a right-sided player who can score goals.

"Hopefully he can replace what we've lost in Matty Hughes, in terms of goals and creativity."

Lawson is looking to strengthen his striking options further in the coming weeks.

FACE: Miller Skem's league game at home to Trafford was called off last weekend due to a waterlogged pitch. And United's Liverpool Senior Cup tie with Southport on Tuesday was also postponed.

But the break has allowed injured players more time to recover.

Rob McIntosh should be fit for today's trip to Barwell while Lewis Field is available after long-term injury.

Striker Jack Laird is also in contention, while Aaron Turner returned to training last week.

"That's the good thing about having games called off," said Lawson. "It allows us to players back fit. get "Obviously it's frustrating we want to play, but we have take the positives. as e to "We had a good game agaiBarwell earlier in the seaswhich we just about won. We'looking forward to getting baout there. inst son, e're ack "It's an exciting time for We're fighting hard to make swe have a good end to tseason." us. ure the

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Feb 1, 2014
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