All Whites defender Deklan Wynne signs for English club Port Vale

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New Zealand international full back Deklan Wynne has signed a short-term contract with English League One club Port Vale.

Wynne (29) has been a free agent since leaving United States MLS club Charleston Battery by mutual consent in late 2023.

Port Vale have confirmed Wynne will be with the club till the end of the 2023-24 season after a successful trial.

The Midlands club are currently 21st in the 24-team division, fighting to get clear of the relegation zone.

Main photo: Deklan Wynne … will strengthen Port Vale’s defence.

Wynne has 15 caps for the All Whites and has represented New Zealand at U-20 and U-23 levels.

His professional career has been spent mostly in the United States and Canada where he has played for MLS and USL Championship clubs including Vancouver Whitecaps, Colorado Rapids and Detroit City.

He and fellow New Zealander Jesse Randall were at Charleston Battery last season.

Randall also left the Battery to sign with Wellington Olympic.

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