Rutherford extends Pools stay

League One strugglers Hartlepool have extended young midfielder Greg Rutherford's contract.

Last Updated: 04/01/13 at 18:49

John Hughes: Extends Rutherford's stay at Victoria Park

John Hughes: Extends Rutherford's stay at Victoria Park

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The central midfielder, whose short-term deal in the summer was set to expire, has been rewarded with a longer stay at Victoria Park.

The 18-year-old made his Pools debut last season against Chesterfield in April and featured against MK Dons this campaign.

He will now look to make his mark as John Hughes' side battle against relegation from npower League One.

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