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Fuller impressed by defence

22 July 2013

Experienced head believes the Dons can do better

has assembled a strong defence that will spark improvement for AFC Wimbledon next season.Neal Ardleybelieves that Barry Fuller 

, Fuller says that Wimbledon now have the personnel to make a difference next season after the Dons conceded 76 goals during 2012/13.Dons PlayerSpeaking to Rob Cornell on

are two experienced centre-backs that talk to other players and read the game very well. We have players who can boss the game and organise people around them; that is great for us and they showed what they could do against Sutton.Andy Frampton and Will AntwiThe 28-year-old, who has previously helped Gillingham to a League 2 promotion, said: “

was a little bit nervous playing against his former club Charlton and he had only trained for one day before that match after two weeks out. Ross is looking more comfortable by the day; he is a great goalkeeper, his kicking is unbelievable in training and he will get better and better. He has a great left foot and will really help with the way that we want to play out from the back next season.”Ross Worner is also very experienced and captained the club last season; he is very well respected both at the club and in the football world. I think Alan Bennett

Fuller, who joined Wimbledon after leaving Barnet in May, added that Wimbledon’s emerging young players are more than capable of providing good back-up for the squad next season.

has played in both games today (Saturday) and he adjusted well to playing out of position on the left-wing,” said Fuller. “He popped up in great positions and produced two great finishes (against Sutton). Tom has so much ability and he could be pushing not just for the squad, but for the starting 11. He is doing everything right and if he continues in this way then he could be pushing for a place. The development boys are all in amongst it and are playing for the shirt.”Tom Beere

Dons Player subscribers can watch a video interview with Barry Fuller and Tom Beere, who talks about scoring his first goals at senior level against Sutton on Saturday.

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