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Jets sign Swiss defender

Jets sign Swiss defender
By Eurosport

Last update02/07/2012 at 19:04

Publishedon 02/07/2012 at 18:58

Last update02/07/2012 at 19:04

Publishedon 02/07/2012 at 18:58

Article by Eurosport

A-League club Newcastle Jets have signed Swiss defender Dominik Ritter to a one-year contract.

Ritter has previously played for FC Basel and FC Winterthur.

Jets coach Gary van Egmond welcomed Ritter to the club.

"Dominik can play as fullback, which is his preferred position, or a left-side stopper," van Egmond said.

"He has a lot of pace, he will suit our style of play and we will have good competition for spots in the backs.

"He is at a good age to be coming here, he has his best years ahead of him and we look forward to welcoming him to Newcastle and having him at the Jets."

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