PORTLAND United have signed their 15th player of the summer with the confirmation of Oli Lowes.

Lowes netted five goals in 36 league games during the 2021/22 season, storming down the right wing with a number of impressive displays.

The former Dorchester Town and Dorchester Sports defender can also play in midfield and was a key target of boss Franklyn Clarke in the off-season.

Speaking to Portland's media team after securing his latest signing, Clarke said: "Oli is a big part of the group both on and off the pitch.

"We are glad Oli has decided this is the best place for his development for another year.

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"I know Oli demands a lot from himself and will have his own targets.

"I back Oli to have another positive impact on the pitch for us again this season."

Portland have now signed 15 players, with goalkeepers Mike Edgar and Brad Smith, midfielders Ryan McKechnie, Matt Harvey, Marcus Smith Hayden Scott and Ben Morris, defenders Harry Thomas, Alfie Toland and George Stuttle plus strikers Troy Walbridge, Joel Hewitt, Liam Sayers and Greg Borthwick also committing.