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Number seven for George

26 June 2013

New signing couldn't wait to pack his bags

will wear the number seven shirt for AFC Wimbledon during 2013/14.George FrancombNew signing

George, who was handed the number 24 during his loan spell with Wimbledon last season, told the official website earlier today that he can’t wait to get started again in a Dons shirt.

The 21-year-old first joined Wimbledon on August 31, 2012, and he was immediately handed a home debut in the 2-2 draw against Dagenham & Redbridge by then manager Terry Brown.

that he had no hesitation in swapping Norwich for Wimbledon.Dons PlayerSpeaking shortly after signing on the dotted line for the first time last August, George told

“Last night I got the call from Chris Hughton at Norwich and he told me that Wimbledon were interested,” George said. “Straight away I got my bags packed and got on the road. I cannot wait to make my debut and I just want to play first-team football. I had a few months on loan at Barnet and I know that Wimbledon get bigger crowds here so I am looking forward to it.”

 George’s debut came on the same day that Olympic gold medal winner Sophie Hosking was presented to the Wimbledon crowd. The midfielder went onto make 16 AFC Wimbledon appearances and above is a selection of photographs from George’s first spell at the club.

Dons Player subscribers can now watch a full video interview with George Francomb on our premium site.


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