Charlie Wakefield has said he is “really excited” to be working under new Yeovil Town boss Chris Hargreaves after committing himself to the club for next season.

The 24-year-old, who was one of the stand-out players making 46 appearances, scoring eight times in all competitions, confirmed he was staying at Huish Park on Friday.

Charlie Wakefield fires in a shot. Picture courtesy of Mike Kunz.

In a statement, the former Chelsea youngster said: “I’m really excited to be staying at Yeovil. I’m looking forward to getting back with the boys and working under the new gaffer.

“See you back at Huish Park, Glovers fans!”

Boss Hargreaves, who told the Gloverscast last week that he was keen to keep Wakefield, said he was delighted to add him to “the already strong core of existing players.”

He said: “He’s a player we were very eager to keep hold of, he proved himself at the level last season and he can kick-on again next season.

“Charlie is the sort of player that gets fans excited in the stands, I’m looking forward to working with him.”

It follows a poll run by the Gloverscast which shows 88% of the 300-plus fans who voted wanted the former Chelsea youngster to remain in Somerset – not saying it’s down to everyone showing him some love, but…..


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