Matty Learning All The Time

BILLINGHAM STARS this evening announce the return of promising young defenseman Matthew Campbell, who will turn out for both the senior Stars and the newly-formed U20s side.

Matty Campbell in full flow

Matty Campbell in full flow

18-year-old Campbell certainly made his presence felt last season, with numerous eyecatching performances at the back plus that bomb of a slapshot that landed him four goals. Still learning his trade, ‘Meatball’ noticeably improved as the year progressed and will be a valuable member of the new U20 squad as well as the senior side. Details about the U20s side and League will follow once finalised.

Heads up Matty

Heads up Matty

Matty is keen to keep up his progress and is looking forward to his ‘dual role’ for the coming campaign:

“Last season was great for me with the amount of ice time I was given. I really enjoyed it as it tested me and made me realise which areas I needed to improve. Decision-making was my main area that needed improving and hopefully that’s happened.

Personally I am really excited about the U20s league. It gives players like me, Jack and Luke the opportunity to take what we’ve learned playing senior hockey through to next season with the U20s.

Next year I want to see a big improvement in my personal performance and hopefully become a real asset to the team.”

Matty Campbell challenges behind the net at Peterborough

Matty Campbell challenges behind the net at Peterborough

Keep watching the site and Stars social media for breaking news this week as more signings are announced, plus season ticket information.

 

We Need You!

We are looking for a volunteer to billet ‘A Player’ for the season (mid-August 2015 until mid-April 2016). This would suit one of our Junior players’ families, or indeed anyone with a spare room! Anyone interested in helping out please contact Allen Flavell, allen@flavellwelding.co.uk

As ever we are asking for your help on all fronts ahead of the new season – sponsors, investment, game day volunteers, even just ideas – again if you feel you have something to offer, contact Allen on the same email as above.

 

 

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