Cowperthwaite signs new deal

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TEENAGER Niall Cowperthwaite has signed a one year contract`with the Shrimps.

Cowperthwaite, who scored his first Football League goal on the final day of the season, put pen to paper on a new deal on Monday after impressing at the end of the season.

Cowperthwaite won the Reserves’ Player of the Year award with new boss Jim Bentley singing his praises at the end of season awards evening.

Bentley said: “Niall was outstanding in the reserves and did well when he got his chance in the first team towards the end of the season.

“I think he is someone who could have a good future in the game and I am delighted to have him on board again.”

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