Former West Bromwich Albion striker leaps five levels to make Torquay United debut
FORMER West Bromwich Albion youngster Joel Ambalu has been backed to earn a contract with Torquay United by the manager of his parent club, Heather St Johns.
The Congolese striker netted six goals in eight games for Heather earning him a two-week trial at Plainmoor.
The 21-year-old was fast-tracked into the first team made a substitute appearance in the 72nd minute during the Gulls' 1-0 National League defeat at Chester.
“Joel has got fantastic pedigree," said Heather manager Stephen Rigby. “I spoke to him in the summer and he was in danger of drifting away a little bit.
“He needed to... read more
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