AFC boss looking to keep his squad together

AFC Dunstable manager Steve Heath is hoping to keep the majority of his first team squad for the 2015-16 campaign.

After an excellent season in which AFC finished third in the Spartan South Midlands Premier Division, Heath expects to lose a few, but is confident on the rest.

He said: “While I have secured the services of many players from last season, I may lose a couple.

“Grant Fryer will be doing a pre season with Southern League Premier outfit Chesham United and James Bishop the same with neighbours Barton Rovers.

“I would like to wish them both well, as at least they are looking to make the step up to clubs in higher leagues, but the door is still open for them at AFC. “I will now have to plan without them and I am hoping to secure players to replace them and have been in talks with a few.

“I have also had quite a number of players of quality approach me, which is very interesting.”

Another important factor for Heath is that he has kept his backroom staff together for the new season, while Heath was also quick to praise the club’s reserves for a magnificent treble-winning season.

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