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Marney, Ward and Long Sign New Deals

23 September 2016

Burnley Football Club is delighted to announce that defenders Stephen Ward and Kevin Long and midfielder Dean Marney have all signed new one-year extensions to their current deals.

The trio were all due to be out of contract next summer.

Marney and Long are the two longest-serving players in the current first team squad at Turf Moor, having arrived in 2010.


Former Spurs and Hull City midfielder Marney made a timely 200th appearance for the club as the Clarets landed the Championship title at Charlton last May.

Former Republic of Ireland U21 defender Long, who joined from Cork City, made his Premier League debut for the Clarets in their last top flight campaign and has made 27 first team appearances.

He has also spent time on loan three times with Accrington Stanley, and enjoyed further spells with Rochdale, Portsmouth, Barnsley and MK Dons.

Republic of Ireland full back Ward was a summer signing from Wolves in 2014, and has since made 42 appearances for the Clarets.

He was instrumental in the 23-game unbeaten run that landed the Championship title last May, and in the summer he became the first Burnley player to represent their country at a European Championships finals.

All three players are now contracted to the club until the summer of 2018.


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