Football

Spurs defender signs new deal

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Tottenham centre-back Michael Dawson has been rewarded with a new contract until 2015 following his form this season.

The 26-year-old has been a regular following injury to Jonathan Woodgate and the fact Ledley King is unable to play matches in quick succession. Spurs have kept seven clean sheets in their last nine matches, with Dawson playing in all of those games, and his form has led to Harry Redknapp tipping his defender for a first England cap.

"I am obviously delighted that the club wants me to stay for another five-and-a-half years," said Dawson. "I was at Nottingham Forest from a young age and stayed for a long time but then Tottenham came along and I was keen to further my career and play in the Premier League."

He added: "I have loved it here ever since I first signed and so it was an easy decision to extend my stay at the club, I never hesitated.

 
 
 

"This is a club that wants to be fighting to finish in the top four on a regular basis and challenging for silverware.

"That is what the football club is all about and everyone here shares those ambitions."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Football
Michael Dawson
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again