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Robinson Signs New 2-Year Deal

Andy Robinson has put pen to paper today on a new 2-year contract with the Swans, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2007/08 season.

The news comes has a huge boost to the club after talks throughout the Summer had resulted in him turning down a new contract just a few weeks ago.

The club ran the risk of losing him on a free at the end of the season after turning down bids from Cardiff City and Southend United.

Chairman Huw Jenkins was delighted with the news and said: 'I'm sure Swans supporters everywhere will be delighted that we've finally managed to secure Andy on a new deal,''

'It's taken us a bit longer than we wanted, but both parties are delighted with the terms of the new contract.

'It was always our intention to try and keep hold of Andy who, in turn, always wanted to commit his future to Swansea City.

'In fairness to Andy, he has continued to give this club 110 per cent while the contract talks have been going on and I'm sure he will continue to drive this football club forward on the pitch.

'The interest and bids he has attracted from other clubs highlight how highly he is rated within football circles.

'Andy is ambitious and wants to play in the Championship. I'm sure we can get there together.''




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Date:Tuesday August 15 2006

Time: 1:09PM

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come on robbo u gorra give 110% to get us up to the championship!!!!!!
swanzboichris
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15/08/2006 13:21:00

Good news. Hopefully his team mates now know that he is staying and all can concentrate wholly on playing better as a team.
willow
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15/08/2006 14:03:00

this is good news for the club and hopefully he can spur us on to a first three pointer of the season.
sbrjack
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15/08/2006 14:24:00

wayy heyy :D ... so glad he's signed a new contract :D ... we need him in the team !! .. well done robbo !
swanzea_gal
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15/08/2006 14:56:00

oh andy andy andy andy andy andy robinson excellent news well done city
jason bromham
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15/08/2006 15:25:00

best news of season so far
donknina
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15/08/2006 17:28:00

it;s about time too. maybe this will kick start our season
idroppedmyguts
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16/08/2006 18:44:00

wooo!! rboos satying ..we needs im dis season help us to go upp!! ROBOO!!
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16/08/2006 21:30:00

 

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