Caddis commits his future to Bhoys

07 December 2009 04:52
The Scotland Under-21 captain had recently spoken of his frustration at his lack of first-team action under Tony Mowbray.[LNB]But he has agreed to extend his stay at Celtic Park beyond the end of the season.[LNB]"I'm very pleased to agree this new contract with the club," the right-back told the club's website. "I have really enjoyed my time so far at Celtic and have been fortunate to make a number of appearances already in the first team.[LNB]"This is now something I want to build on and I'm committed to doing all I can to work hard and ensure that I can feature more and more."[LNB]Caddis has made 15 appearances for Celtic but he has yet to start a Scottish Premier League game for the club.[LNB]The Ayrshire-born defender spent the second half of last season on loan at Dundee United, making 11 appearances for Craig Levein's team, many of them in midfield.[LNB]But he has only started one game this season, the Co-operative Insurance Cup win over Falkirk in September.[LNB]The 21-year-old has come off the bench three times under Mowbray, the last time in the Old Firm derby defeat at Ibrox on October 4.[LNB]And he spoke frankly about his frustration over his lack of opportunities while on international duty with the Under-21s last month.[LNB]Caddis said then: "I haven't really been given any sort of encouragement from the gaffer that the situation might change."[LNB]However, Mowbray has pledged to give Caddis the platform to make his name in the game.[LNB]The Celtic manager told the club's official website: "Paul is a young player who has great ability and great character.[LNB]"He is someone who I know has all that is required to have a very good future in the game and and we look forward to working with him to ensure that we give him every opportunity to achieve his potential."[LNB][LNB]

Source: Team_Talk