Blues striker Danny South handed trial with League of Ireland side Dundalk FC

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FRICKLEY Athletic striker Danny South has been handed a trial with League of Ireland Premier Division side Dundalk FC.

South, who’s also played for Wakefield FC, has travelled across the Irish Sea to start pre-season training today.

The hitman has been recommended to the Oriel Park club by his former manager at Wakefield FC Ronnie Glavin, a close friend of Dundalk manager Sean McCaffrey.

He’s one of up to 13 players to start a trial spell with the club as McCaffrey runs the rule over potential new players in the close season ahead of the start of the Irish season in mid-February.

South’s trial will mean he’s unavailable for Frickley’s game against Northwich Victoria in the Evo-Stik Premier Division this weekend.

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