Fon Williams Signs For Stockport
Owain Fon Williams has signed for Stockport County this afternoon after rejecting Crewe's offer of a new contract.
A compensation fee will now need to be agreed for the Welsh U-21 keeper between Crewe and Stockport otherwise it will head to a tribunal. The fee, however, is unlikely to be anything over £100,000 overall due to Fon's lack of first team appearances.
In his five years at Crewe William never played a first team game, despite links to the likes of Bolton. He revealed earlier this summer that this is part of the reason for him leaving, as well as revealing that he couldn't trust the club having been offered the number shirt following the departure of fellow keeper Ben Williams.
It was thought that Williams would make the break into the Championship after strong rumours of interest from Swansea City but the Gwynedd born keeper chose our Cheshire rivals after speaking to Wales team mate and former Hatters loanee keeper Wayne Hennessey.
Fon was offered a new contract earlier in the summer with the promise of being number one if he signed, but following the arrivals of Adam Legzdins and Steve Collis it made it all the more certain Williams would leave.
It now looks like the first most Crewe fans will see of Williams will be when he lines up against the Alex next season.
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