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Wilding opts to stay at Worcester

Craig Wilding
Wilding has agreed a new one-year deal at St George's Lane

Worcester City captain Craig Wilding has agreed a new deal that will see him remain at St George's Lane next season.

The 27-year-old striker was among a number of City players offered reduced contracts by manager Richard Dryden.

Wilding is the eighth player to agree a new deal as Dryden looks to build a squad that can improve on this season's poor Blue Square South campaign.

The club is still awaiting decisions from Marco Adaggio, Jon Richardson, Danny McDonnell and Dave Bampton.

Meanwhile the City boss used Bank Holiday Monday's friendly match against AFC Liverpool to run the rule over a number of trialists.

Included among these was the former Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Mark Clyde, who once had a spell on loan at Kidderminster Harriers.

Mark Clyde
Clyde won two Northern Ireland caps

The 26-year-old defender won three caps for Northern Ireland but was forced to retire from top class football due to injury.

Goalkeeper Jake Meredith and central defender Dan Dillon, who were both with Team Bath last season, were also given their opportunity to shine as City won the game 3-0.

Jordan Fitzpatrick put City ahead after 15 minutes while Marco Adaggio made it 2-0 five minutes from time when he scored from the penalty spot.

Trialist Aaron Moses-Garvey wrapped up the win with a third goal in the dying minutes.

The match was arranged to mark the 50th anniversary of City's best-ever FA Cup result when they knocked Liverpool out of the competition in 1959.



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