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Devine 'Delighted' With New City Deal

Danny Devine

“Hopefully, I can play a big part next season and help us to get promoted.”

Danny Devine has signed a new one-year contract with Bradford City.

The 21-year-old featured heavily for Gary Bowyer’s Bantams towards the end of the 2018/19 campaign. And he becomes the first of three players offered new deals to put pen to paper.

An academy product, the midfielder initially broke into the first team as an 18-year-old back in 2016.

Bradford-born Devine said: “I am delighted to have signed for another year. As soon as I found out about the extension it was a no-brainer.

“Last season did not really go to plan, for me. I picked up a few injuries which did not help.

“It is only a one-year extension, so I am looking forward to working hard and showing Gary (Bowyer) what I can do.

“The fans always like to see homegrown players coming through the academy.

“I always get messages wishing me well when I play. They always want me to kick on because I am from Bradford.

“Hopefully, I can play a big part next season and help us to get promoted.”

Bowyer added: “Danny has shown he has the ability to play a big part next season.

“It was important, with him being a local lad, to get him signed early on.

“I am looking forward to seeing him continue improving as a player and establishing himself in the first team.”

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