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Richards signs new Vale contract

Marc Richards
Richards scored five goals in 19 starts for the Valiants last season

Port Vale striker Marc Richards has signed a one-year contract extension that commits him to the Valiants until the summer of 2010.

The 26-year-old forward has turned down a move to Cheltenham Town in order to extend his stay at Vale Park.

Manager Lee Sinnott told BBC Radio Stoke: "It's great news because Marc has made the decision for himself.

"He's a valuable part of the team, not just his goalscoring but the way he brings other players into the game."




see also
Valiants accept bid for Richards
30 Jul 08 |  Port Vale
Richards wants to stay with Vale
29 Jul 08 |  Port Vale


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