EBAC Northern League leaders North Shields have transfer listed midfielder Michael McKeown

McKeown is a former Sunderland academy player and played alongside England midfielder Jordan Henderson in his time with the Black Cats.

He joined the Robins from league rivals Seaham Red Star in 2014, winning promotion to the Northern League's top tier just months later.

McKeown was also in the Robins starting line-up for the FA Vase Final in 2015, a game they won with a 2-1 win over Glossop North End.

Manager Jon McDonald commented "Despite extensive attempts to persuade Michael to remain with North Shields, he feels that he needs to play more regularly than he has been able to this season. The management have therefore reluctantly agreed to place Michael on the transfer list."

Article: Mark Carruthers (@marknldaily)

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