BEN Saunders has become the latest player to commit to Fairford Town for the 2017/18 season.
Saunders, brought up in Fairford, made a big impression last term in what was something of a breakthrough season for the youngster.
The left-footed defender scored nine goals in 35 first team appearances as the Reds stormed to the Division One West title.
And the 23-year old will now step up a level as Fairford return to the Uhlsport Hellenic Premier Division after a five-year absence.
The son of former Fairford defender Mark, Ben has made a bright start to life in the red and white.
Fairford Town host Cirencester Town in a pre-season friendly at Cinder Lane on Thursday 20th July (7.45pm with free entry for all supporters.