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Fraser Franks latest to sign new Welling United contract

PUBLISHED: 17:30 19 June 2013

Welling United celebrate winning the Conference South title, Fraser Franks on the left. Pic by Keith Gillard

Welling United celebrate winning the Conference South title, Fraser Franks on the left. Pic by Keith Gillard

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Welling United defender Fraser Franks has been rewarded for a consistent season with a new contract.

The 22-year-old centre-back, who can also operate at full-back, enjoyed an excellent first season with the club, culminating in a Conference South title winners medal and a first England C cap.

The former AFC Wimbledon stopper made 43 appearances for the Wings in all competitions last season, scoring four goals.

Welling boss Jamie Day said: “I’m delighted that Fraser has signed his new deal and we can look forward to the new season.

“He made a big impression on everyone at the club last season and we were all proud of him making his England C debut.

“I am sure that he will continue to develop in the Conference Premier and, hopefully, his performances will earn him more call-ups to future England C squads as a Welling United player.”

Franks joins a raft of players from last season’s squad to sign new deals - Anthony Achempong, Sam Mott, Jamie Turner, Ross Lafayette, Kiernan Hughes-Mason, Kurtis Guthrie, Joe Healy, Lee Clarke, Loui Fazakerley, Jake Gallagher and Jack Obersteller.

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