We can today confirm the signing of highly-rated midfielder Will Lancaster, on a one-year deal with the Club, with option for a 2nd. 

Will Lancaster made over 24 appearances for Avenue last season, scoring once in the FA Trophy against Farsley Celtic. 

The Club would also like to say a huge thank you to the Development Fund for their help in finalising this deal.

He became an integral part of the squad going into the later stages of the season, impressing fans with his strong defensive play and fast attacking techniques, showing improvement every game. 

Will joins after being released from Barnsley at the end of the 2022/23 season, he made his first-team debut for the club on 20th September 2022, coming on as half-time substitute for Nicky Cadden in a 2-0 win vs Newcastle United u21s. (EFL Trophy) 

Lanny also went out on loan to NPL side Whitby Town earlier in the 22/23 season, making 4 appearances. 

Mark Bower had this to say on the signing; 

“We are delighted to get Lanny’s signature ahead of the upcoming season, he is a great player with some really good attributes and ability, we’re excited to work with him after last season.”

You can watch Will’s video interview below!

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