‘Gutted’ Reds’ fans send best wishes to departing Fowler

Lee Fowler scores the all important winner for Crawley Town against Preston North End (Pic by Jon & Joe Rigby) PPP-150302-090507004
Lee Fowler scores the all important winner for Crawley Town against Preston North End (Pic by Jon & Joe Rigby) PPP-150302-090507004
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Crawley Town fans’ well wishes for midfielder Lee Fowler have flooded social media after he announced he will not be joining them next season.

After an impressive loan spell with Reds, there had been high hopes that he would be offered a contract next season in League Two.

Talks had been ongoing with the former Coventry City player, but Fowler confirmed via social media on Thursday that it he would not being joining new manager Mark Yates at The Checkatrade.com Stadium,

The 31-year-old, who joined on loan from Nuneaton, had become a hugely popular figure with the Crawley supporters.

Plenty have sent him messages of support for the future and admitted they are ‘gutted’ he won’t be with them next season.

Simon Hall (@simon_hall_) tweeted: “Thank you to @fatmanfowls for sharing his all too brief magic at @crawleytown. You WILL be missed.”

Tom Marner (@tmarner97) added: “Really sorry your time has come to an end here. Great player always works hard on the pitch. Top man. Good luck.”

Carol Bates (@CarolBates) said: “Will have to find a new fav now! Good to see you re-discover yourself at Crawley & hope it continues. Good luck & stay humble.”

John Lucy (@johnjlucy) said: “Gutted - This 59 year old was to have “Fowler” on the back of the new shirt. Good Luck & thanks Lee.”

Craig Bratt (@craigybratt) added: “All the best Lee. Gutted you’re not staying with us, but all the best wherever you’re heading next. Thanks for the memories.”

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