Youngsters earn new deals

Oldham have handed new contracts to youth prospects Glenn Belezika and Connor Brown.

Last Updated: 03/07/13 at 15:54

Lee Johnson: Rewarding progress

Lee Johnson: Rewarding progress

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The defenders have been rewarded for their progress last season with improved deals.

Belezika, 18, has played four times for the first team while 20-year-old Brown, who joined from Sheffield United last summer, made 29 appearances in his debut campaign for Latics.

Manager Lee Johnson told the club website: "The improved contract terms reflect how highly we value both players.

"They weren't earning a fortune and this is part of making them responsible adults and helping them develop both as men and footballers."

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