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25 June 2013 09:37
to sign new deals GARY AGREES TERMS

Dundee FC are very happy to announce that Gary Irvine is the latest player to agree terms.

Gary will sign at Dens today and will join the rest of the squad for the start of pre season training today.Right back Gary has been with the club for three seasons already. A regular in two seasons in the 1st division. He was part of the team which overcame a 25 point deduction to stay in the division then helped the club to a 2nd place finish which saw promotion to the SPL follow. In the SPL, Gary captained the side for the majority of the season.


Following the announcement of Ryan Conroy and Jamie Reid earlier today, the club are delighted to announce Iain Davidson, Kevin McBride and James Thomson have joined them in agreeing terms to stay with Dundee.

CEO Scot Gardiner told us, “It's been a very busy and productive day and it was important for us to make sure that most of the 1st team squad was secured before pre-season training starts on Monday. The Manager believes that preparation is vital for any successful team and we have worked together closely to get the boys signed up and back at Dens. We both believe that we are shaping up nicely."Iain joined the club last summer after turning down the chance of a testimonial season at Raith Rovers to move to Dens. Central midfielder Iain played a big role in the SPL campaign last season scoring once with an unstoppable drive from distance away to Ross County. Defender James joined the club during the 2011/12 season and last season was a regular for the Under 20s. James made his first team debut as a substitute against Kilmarnock in the final home game of the 2012/13 SPL season.Kevin joined Dundee in February of 2012 on a short term deal. After helping the club to a 2nd place finish, which saw Dundee promoted to the SPL, he signed on for season in the top division. Central midfielder Kevin played a large role in the season scoring once with a penalty at home to Hibernian.


Ryan Conroy and Jamie Reid are the latest players to commit to Dundee for the coming season

CEO Scot Gardiner said "Both players were very excited about the potential new investment and what that could mean for the Club. And Jamie has been told he will get his chance after showing up brilliantly at Stenhousemuir and Ryan was outstanding towards the end of the season. He seemed like he had a new lease of life."Ryan joined Dundee in the summer of 2011 and has been a regular in the first team over the past two seasons. In 2011/12, his 11 goals helped the club to a 2nd place finish which was enough to earn Dundee promotion to the SPL thanks to Rangers demotion from the top division. Midfielder Ryan continued his goal scoring form in the SPL and netted 7 times in total last season, including the opening goal in the 1-1 draw away to Dundee United in March.19 year old Jamie came through the youth ranks at Dens. The midfielder, marked his debut on the final day of the 2011/12 season with the winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Livingston at Dens. Last season, he featured on the opening match of the season as a subsitute against Peterhead in the League Cup. In January, he joined Stenhousemuir on loan and scored twice during his spell at Ochilview in 13 games.


Dundee FC CEO Scot Gardiner was today pleased to announce the re-signings of Nicky Riley and Kyle Benedictus.

Kyle came through the youth ranks at Dens and has featured in the 1st team since 2008. He impressed last season in the SPL as he built a strong relationship in the heart of the defence alongside Declan Gallagher.

Nicky joined the club in 2010 and has been a regular since then including a major role as Dundee fought back from a 25 point deduction to stay in the 1st division then finished 2nd the following season which as saw Dundee promoted to the SPL.Manager John Brown spoke of his delight to have the two players signed up today, telling us, "It's great for the club.""They have both been key players for the last few seasons and I'm looking forward to getting them in for the new campaign."


Source: Dundee Mad