Signing news: Mariners add Fox to defensive stocks

Dylan Fox has signed for Central Coast Mariners on a one-year deal.

The 25-year-old joins from Korea Republic second division side FC Anyang.

Fox has played 39 games in the Hyundai A-League for Wellington Phoenix, where he won Player's Player honours in the 2017/18 campaign.

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“The Mariners are a team I’ve watched from afar, a club I really want to play a major role in their success,” Fox told the club website.

“After speaking with Alen and hearing his vision for the club, it was very inspiring and could see immediately that it was something I wanted to be involved with. 

“Alen’s vision for the club going forward, I could tell he really cares about the club, and my first impressions are that he is a coach that the players will give 110% for – in every session – every game."

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“We’re delighted to sign Dylan who is a great addition to our squad, adding depth to our backline and flexibility in our holding midfield roles,” Stajcic said.

“With four seasons to his name in the Hyundai A-League and one where he was voted by his peers as the Players’ Player, we have a defender who has proven success in the A-League.

“The signing of Dylan continues to build good competition for places across our squad and we look forward to seeing him in action for the Mariners."

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Dylan Fox
Dylan Fox played 39 times across four seasons for Wellington Phoenix