HAMMELL PENS NEW MOTHERWELL DEAL

Motherwell left-back Stevie Hammell has signed a new two-year contract.

Last Updated: 18/05/12 at 18:05 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Stevan Jovetic never considered move away from Manchester City

Post comment

Stevan Jovetic says he has never considered leaving Man City and is determined to repay Manuel Pellegrini's faith.

Transfer news: Clement Grenier not in talks with Newcastle

Post comment

Lyon have denied that Clement Grenier was missing from training due to anything other than injury.

All Articles

Stevie Hammell: Delighted to have signed

Stevie Hammell: Delighted to have signed

The 30-year-old has made 426 appearances for the club over two spells.

Hammell told MFCTV: "I am absolutely delighted to have signed.

"It dragged on a little longer than I would have wanted but I can now look forward to next season.

"The Champions League is probably the best achievement I have managed in my time at Fir Park and we are all looking forward to it.

"Hopefully we can get the rest of the boys signed up, keep this squad together, and go on to have another excellent campaign."Motherwell also offered two-year contracts to defender Tim Clancy and midfielders Keith Lasley and Steve Jennings, while second-choice goalkeeper Lee Hollis is considering the offer of a one-year contract.

Hammell hopes Motherwell can build on last season's third-placed finish in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League but revealed signing on again was a formality anyway.

"I can't really see myself playing anywhere else," said Hammell, who could be in line for a testimonial.

"There were other things out there but all the Champions League stuff and how well we have done recently doesn't really come into my thinking.

"I believe this is where I should be playing.

"There was never any danger of me going anywhere else.

"I still feel I have got a good number of years left in me and hopefully enjoyable ones as well.

"Hopefully I'll be the first of a few who will decide to stay.

"We have had such a good season, if we keep the backbone of that squad and hopefully add one or two, I'm sure we'll have a strong season again."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Transfer news: Simon Mignolet backs Liverpool target Divock Origi and welcomes Pepe Reina return

Liverpool are closing in on Divock Origi and the Belgium youngster has been tipped to shine in the Premier League.

Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby convinced he can put injury problems behind him for good

Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby is convinced his latest comeback from long-term injury will not prove another false dawn.

Premier League: Luke Shaw not fit enough says Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has ordered Luke Shaw to train alone because he is not fit enough.

Mail Box

No Wonder Wenger Doesn't Buy British

That's if reports that Calum Chambers cost Arsenal £16m are to be believed. The English premium shows no signs of disappearing. Plus, worrying about poor Southampton...

Reasons To Believe That Van Gaal Will Be The Best

Some supporters sound oh so confident on Louis Van Gaal's excellence. Plus thoughts on shirt sales, best signings, football sevens and a good deal more besides...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property