Football - New deal for Cierzniak

Dundee United goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak has extended his contract until May 2015.

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The 29-year-old Poland international has signed his second two-year deal with United after being an ever-present this season.

Manager Jackie McNamara told the club's official website: "This extension is merited because Rado has shown that he is an excellent SPL goalkeeper.

"It can sometimes be difficult for a foreign player to come into a club and settle but he has done so superbly.

"He is a very good shot stopper and in my time here has shown some excellent aerial handling skills.

"It is a bonus for him to know his future is secure until at least May 2015 and it is great for us to know he wants to remain a United player until then also."

Cierzniak added: "I enjoy playing for Dundee United very much and, having settled in the area, it is an easy decision for me to sign on for a further year.

"I came here to improve as a player and I feel I am doing so.

"The club, players and supporters have all helped with this and I look forward to exciting times over the next few years at Dundee United."

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