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2nd December 2011 14:32

Friday Nov 25 2011

According to his own Facebook page, Adam Murray has signed a one year contract extension from the end of this season.


Mansfield skipper signs contract extension
Nottingham Post, Monday, November 28, 2011

SKIPPER Adam Murray has signed a one-year extension to his existing Mansfield Town contract, manager Paul Cox has confirmed.


The former Oxford United midfielder's deal was due to run out at the end of the season after joining the Stags halfway through 2011-12.

But after talks with his manager, Murray has agreed to stay at Field Mill until the summer of 2013.

Murray, who was suspended for Saturday's 1-1 draw at Bath City after picking up five bookings, had previously been an ever-present this campaign.

"We have been talking to Adam and now we have got him signed up for the rest of this season and next," said Cox.

"Hopefully we will get Matt Green tied up pretty soon too. This is a building process, people have to be realistic about it. Rome wasn't built in a day."


Murray wants stability at Stags
Nottingham Post, Thursday, December 01, 2011

ADAM Murray would like to see Mansfield Town tying down other players for next season after signing a new contract with the club.


The Stags captain has agreed an extension that keeps him at Field Mill until the summer of 2013. He is relieved to have his future resolved, believing he can win promotion back to the Football League with Mansfield.

But Murray feels stability is the key, which in his eyes means retaining a settled squad rather than a raft of players coming and going.

Alan Marriott and Luke O'Neill are just two of the players whose deals expire at the end of the current campaign.

"You want to be playing with good players. The gaffer isn't stupid and I'm sure he will have an idea of the players he wants to keep for next season," said Murray.

"He will have that in his own mind and as far as I'm concerned the sooner we have stability the better.

"Unless we have some kind of continuity then I don't think we are going to have success – and that means when we have a bad run, we have to persevere with what we've got.

"You can't keep chopping and changing it all the time – you have to give people a chance to get it right.

"We definitely have the right calibre of player here now. If you go back a couple of months, everyone was saying what a strong side we were and good players don't become bad players overnight."



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