Bishop’s Stortford snap up East Thurrock duo

BISHOP’S STORTFORD have moved quickie to snap up Frankie Merrifield and Ben Marlow from Isthmian League Premier Division rivals, East Thurrock United.

Striker Merrifield, who netted seventeen times for the Rocks last season, returns to ProKit UK Stadium for a second spell. Previously, the player also served Chelmsford City, AFC Wimbledon, Hayes & Yeading United as well as a loan spell with Canvey Island.

Midfielder Marlow came through the West Ham United youth system, and like Merrifield is returning to BIshop’s Stortford after appearing eighty-six times for the Rookery Hill club.


Brian Jeeves