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Downham Town swoop for former Fakenham Town skipper

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Downham Town have strengthened their squad with a number of new signings for next season.

The Memorial Field outfit have added former Fakenham Town players Matty Franks and Alex Walpole to their squad, as well as Johnny Conroy and Matty Prudence.

On the new arrivals, the club, who made the First Division North play-off last season, Tweeted: "Returning to where it all started in adult football is Matty Franks.

"He is a player that we have tried to sign a few times in recent years. We are delighted to finally bring him back to the club.

"We have tried in the past to sign Alex Walpole several times. Pleased to say the persistence has finally paid off. A great addition to the club, both on and off the pitch

"Johnny Conroy spent last season at fourth-placed Norwich CBS along with Pridds. A great addition who we look forward to working with.

"Stepping back up to senior football after a couple of seasons away is Matty Prudence, a talented player who knows the league very well."

Downham start their league campaign away to Cornard on August 6.

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