Veteran Bennett prolongs stay

27 January 2011 10:30
Huddersfield goalkeeper Ian Bennett has signed a one-year contract extension. Bennett, 39, signed a one-year deal when he arrived from Sheffield United last summer as back-up for first-choice Alex Smithies. Manager Lee Clark said: "Having played with Ian in the past I knew exactly what I was getting when I brought him to the club in the summer and he has done fantastically so far. "His excellent performances are providing Alex Smithies with genuine competition and he's been a very positive influence in the changing rooms thanks to his experience and knowledge." Bennett, whose previous clubs include Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds and Sheffield United, has made 14 first-team appearances, but has been in fine form during his two stints in the side.

Source: PA