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NorthEast United signs Australian defender Dylan Fox

NorthEast United FC has signed yet another foreign defender ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season.

Australian defender Dylan Fox is the latest to join the Guwahati-based side after Belgian defender Benjamin Lambot.

Having played his last season at the A-League with Central Coast Mariners, the young defender who brings in over 7 years of experience having played in different leagues across Australia and New Zealand was named the Player’s Player of the season at the Wellington Phoenix awards and Runner’s Up for the Player of the Year for the 2017-18 Season.

Prior to that, Dylan Fox was also named the best Wellington Phoenix U-23 Player of the Year in 2016.

“I’m really excited to join the NorthEast United family and I can’t wait to get started. I am really thankful for the head coach and the management for putting the trust in me this season and I am looking forward to having a good season together,” Dylan said.

Speaking on the signing, NorthEast United’s executive director Priya Runchal said: “Dylan is a proven player in the A-League and a vital addition to our defence. Alongside Lambot and a good mix of young and experienced Indian defenders, we have tried our best to build a formidable defence going into the season and we are expecting them to deliver the goods when the action begins in Goa.”

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