Francis signs for Lowestoft Town

FORMER Woodbridge Town striker Joe Francis has signed for Lowestoft Town.Francis has joined the Trawlerboys on a two-and-a-half year deal from Blue Square North club Corby Town.

Nick Garnham

FORMER Woodbridge Town striker Joe Francis has signed for Lowestoft Town.

Francis has joined the Trawlerboys on a two-and-a-half year deal from Blue Square North club Corby Town.

The 23-year-old left-sided striker, who was born in Ipswich, played for SIL side Westerfield United before making his name at Ridgeons League Premier Division side Woodbridge Town.


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During the 2006/07 season he had an extensive trial with Ipswich Town, who decided against offering him a contract but helped to get him fixed up with King's Lynn, who he joined in June 2007.

Francis scored 23 goals for the Linnets in the 2007/08 season as they won the Premier Division of the British Gas Business League, and he was voted the BGB Player of the Year.

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He subsequently left The Walks to join Corby Town, but has now decided to continue his career at Crown Meadow with the Ryman League Division One North club.

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