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Lee Frecklington

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Norwich Career: Trial
Current Club: Frickley Athletic (Northern Premier League)
Date of Birth: 08/09/1985 (Lincoln) 
Nationality: Irish / English


In 2003. Lincoln City's centre of excellence side fielded in central midfield one Lee Frecklington, who is described as possessing silky skills with a toruch of aggression. Lee had trials with both Leeds (whom he supports) and Norwich before joining the Red Imps.

In January 2004, Lee joined non-leaguers Lincoln United on loan.

Although Lee subsequently made his league debut for Lincoln, he was loaned out to Stamford during the autumn of 2005.

An impressive start to the 2006/7 season saw Lincoln offer Lee at the end of October 2006, a two-year extension to his current contract to keep him with the League Two promotion-chasers until June, 2009. Head coach John Schofield told the club website: "Lee has been superb for us this season and it's good to get him tied to the club for a few more years."

In November 2006, he was named in the Republic of Ireland (B) international squad for a friendly tie with Scotland. He was allowed to play for Ireland due to fact that his maternal grandparents were born there.

In February 2009, he joined Peterborough on a 3 month loan with a view to a permanent transfer and played 4 times in the Posh's promotion season from League One to the Championship. The permanent transfer took place during the second week of May 2009

In October 2012, Lee joined Rotherham on loan. He scored four goals in 16 games and the signed for an undisclosed substantial fee on 2nd January 2013. He has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal. Boss Steve Evans said: "The competition to sign him has been fierce, but... Lee made it clear that his first choice was Rotherham."

Frecklington scored in a 2-0 win over Aldershot on 27th April 2013 which secured Rotherham's promotion to League One. They were promoted to the Championship the following season.

He also played on 1st April 2017 when a 1-0 home defeat to Fulham saw the Millers relegated to League One.

On 11th January 2018, Lee re-signed for Lincoln on a two and a half year deal, after trurning down an approach from Mansfield.

He was released by Lincoln on 29th May 2020 having made 51 appearances and scoring seven goals.

On 13th April 2021 he signed for Northern Premier League Frickley Athletic managed by his uncle Dave.

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