Stone-born defender Andy Wilkinson has pledged his future to Stoke City by signing a new two-year contract.
Stoke's chief executive Tony Scholes is pleased the 21-year-old former academy graduate will stay at the Britannia Stadium until the summer of 2008.
"We are delighted Andy has signed, he's come through the ranks here and we wanted to keep him," he said.
"We believe that Andy has a lot of talent and there were a number of other clubs interested."
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