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McNamara extends Celtic stay

Published: Wednesday 21 April 2004, 10.06CET
Scottish champions Celtic FC have rewarded defender Jackie McNamara with a new contract until summer 2005.

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Published: Wednesday 21 April 2004, 10.06CET

McNamara extends Celtic stay

Scottish champions Celtic FC have rewarded defender Jackie McNamara with a new contract until summer 2005.
Celtic FC have rewarded Jackie McNamara with a new contract after he helped them to win the Scottish championship last weekend.

Player delighted
The Scotland defender has agreed an extension that will keep him at Celtic Park until the summer of 2005. Speaking to the club's official website, McNamara said: "It has been a privilege to be part of such a great club for so many years and I am delighted to sign this new extension."

O'Neill happy
The 30-year-old is the latest Celtic player to pledge his future to the club following Chris Sutton and Alan Thompson, who agreed new deals earlier this month. Celtic manager Martin O'Neill said: "There is no doubt that Jackie has been one of our most consistent performers this season. I am delighted that he has agreed this new contract."

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