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Wexford FC manager Damian Locke this week announced two major additions to his 2018 squad.


Returning for a second season on loan from Shamrock Rovers, Aaron Dobbs will once again be a key striker in the Wexford line-up.  Joining him for his third stint at Ferrycarrig Park is midfielder Chris Kenny, returning from a year spent at Sligo Rovers.


Speaking to the club media team at pre-season training, Locke was excited to welcome both players to his side for 2018:


“Chris Kenny is a really important addition to this squad – he’s a player I have admired for some time.  He’s exactly what we’ve been missing both on the pitch and inside the dressing room”.


Kenny will be well known to long-term visitors to Ferrycarrig Park, a member of the Wexford Youths squad in 2008-2010 as well as the title winning 2015 side.  “Hopper” Kenny made his league debut for the Youths in a 3-1 win over Dundalk at Ferrycarrig Park on 10th October 2008.


Fans will also be keen to see the return of Aaron Dobbs, coming for a second season on loan from Shamrock Rovers.  Locke too was excited to see what the young striker could do with a full pre-season under his belt:


“He’s a player who’s shown enormous potential and I believe he’ll be able to reach it, now that this squad can have a full pre-season together.  Now that he can hit the ground running, he is capable of anything”



Wexford are due to play their first pre-season friendly away to Waterford at the RSC on 19th January 2018.



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