Horsfield joins Imps

Published Add your comment

Football News

Former Birmingham and Sheffield United striker Geoff Horsfield has joined League Two side Lincoln on a week's trial.

The 35-year-old was given the all-clear after surgery for testicular cancer earlier this month and is believed to be on the lookout for a new club following his release from Sheffield United over the summer.

Horsfield, who most recently had loan spells with Leicester, Leeds and Scunthorpe, joined up with Peter Jackson's side on Monday afternoon.

He told the Lincolnshire Echo: ""I'm going to train for the week, see what happens and then have a chat with Jacko (Peter Jackson).

"To be honest I need a good two or three weeks (to get fit), I really do. I've got to get fit because this has come out of the blue. I haven't done any training for nine weeks."

He added: "I've known Jacko for years from our Halifax days. We've always got on well. When he got throat cancer, I gave him a ring to see how he was feeling and he did exactly the same with me when I was diagnosed with mine."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Leicester City
Scunthorpe United
Geoff Horsfield
League Two
Sheffield United
Leeds United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again