National Premier League club Box Hill United have made their 1st signing of the upcoming transfer window by signing experienced well travelled Pro Dominic Furness.
Furness, 28, chose Melbourne & Box Hill United over offers from top Sydney clubs and the former pro is 'buzzing' to be starting his Australian career at Wembley Park.
The Middlesbrough born attacking midfielder started his football career at his hometown clubs Academy before moving to Hibernian for a year. A change of manager saw him travel to the US on a scholarship in the Us before embarking on a Professional career in some of Scandanavias top leagues. Playing for UMF Tindastoll & Hafnarfjodur in Icelands Top League then Swedish Division 2 sides Ljungskilesk & Linkoping City he was part of winning teams never finishing lower than 3rd. In 2016 he played in Cham Churi United in Thialand before travelling onto Australia to start the next journey of his career. He is well known to some ex UK players such as Josh Bragg who he played with in Sweden and his new housemate Northcote's Matt Whatley .
Box Hill Coach Greg Kassidas is delighted with the capture "Dom is a gifted midfielder with a wealth of professional international experience. He has great skill, vision and leadership which are the right fit for box hill in 2017 and beyond."
Further new signings will be announced in due course as Box Hill look to club the NPL2 Ladder.