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Robinson Offered New 2-Year Deal

Robinson Offered New 2-Year Deal

Kenny Jackett is keen to keep hold of midfielder Andy Robinson and has offered him a new 2-year extension to his existing contract that expires next year.

The Swans boss said: 'I'm a firm believer in rewarding players for their efforts,''

'Andy gave everything to the club last season and was a top performer on a consistent basis.

'His performances, commitment and enthusiasm was impressive and I am keen to keep Andy at the club beyond his current contract.

'He has been offered an improved contract that will keep him at the club until June 2008 and we are hoping to finalise matters by the end of the month.''


The 26 year-old scored an impressive 18 goals in all competitions last season.

Meanwhile, there's been no news of new arrivals at the club for nearly a fortnight since the signing of Fulham midfielder Darren Pratley.

Chairman Huw Jenkins said:

'Since I've been at the club, the transfer market has never been as bad as this,'

'We would love to give our supporters some good news but at the moment the market is very slow.

'We have got quite a few things in the pipeline, but it's proving very difficult to get anything completed.

'It looks like it's going to be a couple of weeks before we get anything done.'

'We haven't done anything since then regarding Roger Johnson because it's pointless until Wycombe appoint a new manager,'

'A few clubs are in the same situation, where they don't want to do anything until the manager's position is sorted out.


Jenkins also ruled out moves for Jay Tabb and Martyn Giles.

He added: 'The word on the grapevine is that he is going to Coventry anyway,'


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Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday June 20 2006
Time: 11:38PM

Comments

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Disappointing news based on where you finished last season, a couple of decent signings and a top three spot will be on the cards. Are there any loan opportunities you can benefit from?
GreenGiant13
21/06/2006 07:46:00
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who do u support green giant???
born_a_jack
21/06/2006 09:48:00
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we NEED to keep him he is vital to the club 2 mopre defenders and we have the best squad in the leauge we are going to be a force this season! and i predict we will take colchesters in 07/08 season in the championship they wont survive
born_a_jack
21/06/2006 09:50:00
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robbo has been outstanding this season hope to see him again next season :D
swanzea_gal
21/06/2006 21:56:00
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totally deserves i knew contract and im sure he will sign on the dotted line.
mattyjones
22/06/2006 20:43:00
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ope he signz a new contract...was 1 of the best players in our team and the league......lets ope that he does sign and we get another fantastic season out of him..cmon robbo boi
swanz_gal_05
22/06/2006 20:57:00
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robbo should definately be offered a new jackett he plays with so much pride
willis
23/06/2006 16:30:00
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hope robbo signs hes an amazin player :D c'mon cityy !!
swanzea_gal
25/06/2006 11:45:00
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hope he stays now cant afford to lose him or our promotion bid will be in shatters cmon robbo
hillo
27/06/2006 22:58:00
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Fantastic just what the club needs is robbo signing on for a futher 2 seasons.
sbrjack
29/06/2006 20:27:00
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