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Fans delight at Hitchcock deal

2 July 2014

MK Dons announced on Tuesday that striker Tom Hitchcock had joined the club on a three-year deal – news which was well received by supporters on social media.

The 21-year-old, who scored a combined nine goals in 19 games while on loan at Crewe Alexandra and Rotherham United last season, becomes Karl Robinson’s fourth signing of the summer, his first in the striking department.

Hitchcock tweeted: “Looking forward to a new start with #mkdons happy to of signed here can’t wait to get started. Thanks for all the messages much appreciated”

Here’s a selection of responses from the Club’s Facebook page:

Steve Bottomley: Be great if he can emulate Bamford. We need goals for sure. Looks like a good un!
Declan Potatoes: On a 3 year deal aswell(sic) things are on the up big time!!
George Waring: YES!!! OMG A STRIKER!
Gary Bibey: Get in

Here are a few comments from supporters on Twitter:

James Fowler (@fowler1): Great signing! Tom Hitchcock on a 3 year deal, looks very promising! #goals

Tom Lay (@Tom_Lay 27): great signing, just the type of player we needed

David Chanell (@DavidChanell94): Brilliant bit of business @MKDonsFC

A few good luck messages from some of Tom’s former team-mates on Twitter:
Max Ehmer, QPR (@MaxEhmer): Sad will not be seeing @hitchuuu everyday at Qpr topman... All the best at MK Dons

Vadaine Oliver, Crewe Alexandra (@VadaineOliver): Good to see my boy @hitchuuu signing for MK Dons

: All the best to my brother @hitchuuu at MK dons.....guarenteed goals!!!Alex Revell, Rotherham United (@therevmeister)

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