Crewe reward Murphy with new deal

06 February 2009 11:48
League One strugglers Crewe Alexandra have rewarded talented teenage midfielder Luke Murphy with a new three-year contract with the club.The 19-year-old has broken into the first team this season, scoring twice in five senior starts for the Alex.He told BBC Radio Stoke: "I was eating my dinner when [technical director] Dario Gradi called me in and handed me an envelope with a new contract in it."It was quite a shock and it feels good, but the hard work starts now."emp_load.getEmpEmbeddedParams("emp_7874453"); "I think Murphy is a player that can make a living in the game. He is an excellent boy as well and he is always looking to improve."So I look forward to working with him in the future," the former Iceland national-team boss said.

Source: BBC_Sport