Ex Stags star Liam Lawrence signs for Rushall Olympic

Mansfield Town legend Liam Lawrence has signed for Northern Premier League side Rushall Olympic.

Friday, 4th August 2017, 1:45 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:42 pm
2002 Stags v Forest pre-season Liam Lawrence

The former Republic of Irelend player made 136 appearance for Stags between 1999–2004 before signing for Sunderland.

Lawrence told the club’s official website: “I’m looking forward to the challenge. There are some talented young lads here and I want to help them to develop.

“I have known the manager for a number of years and we’ve had a few chats about me coming here over the summer, so I came along played against Walsall and liked what I saw.

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“I don’t know too much about this level, to be honest, but I know that it will be physical and I’ll have to roll my sleeves and work hard, but I’m a football man and I just love playing the game.

“Hopefully I’ll be able to play with a smile on my face this season and help Rushall progress. I can’t wait to get started.”