Goal hero Murphy signs new Fulham deal

Fulham midfielder Danny Murphy has signed a new contract which will keep him at Craven Cottage until June 2009, the club have announced.

The 31-year-old has an option of a further year as the west London club look to build on last year’s escape from relegation under Roy Hodgson.

The former Tottenham and Liverpool player played a pivotal part in the Cottagers’ fight against relegation and scored the goal in the final-day win against Portsmouth which saw the club escape the drop thanks to superior goal difference.

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