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Berra Signs New Deal
Friday, 12th Sep 2014 10:22

Centre-half Christophe Berra has signed a new three-year deal with the Blues. The new contract, which has been under discussion for the last couple of months, sees the Scotland international, last season’s Player of the Year, tied to Town until June 2017.

“I’m delighted to see Christophe commit to a new contract here,” boss Mick McCarthy told the club site.

“It’s great news for Ipswich Town, as he’s been absolutely fantastic for us since he first walked through the door. It’s superb news.”

The 29-year-old, whose previous terms were up next June, joined the Blues on a free transfer in the summer of 2013 having left Wolves.

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commuterblue added 10:23 - Sep 12
good news. first of many regulars to extend contracts please

hampstead_blue added 10:24 - Sep 12
Oh happy days

PJH added 10:24 - Sep 12
More good news, he has done and is doing very well for us.
Please keep the good news coming

lfitchio added 10:25 - Sep 12
Great news

mojo added 10:30 - Sep 12
Excellent. Now we are starting to see where the Cresswell money is going. McGoldrick next please.

JoeDickerson420 added 10:34 - Sep 12
The headline i was waiting for.. thank fuc*

BlueGoonie added 10:35 - Sep 12
Just the news I've been hoping for, and great to see Town getting their house in order with Bishop & Clarke also signing new deals. Now for the big one, someone gets Didz a biro...

Ipswich_Loyal added 10:39 - Sep 12
Best signing of the summer.

kuyski added 10:39 - Sep 12
Absolutely fantastic news recently ,thanks BERRA choose to stay here for fighting with us.

battyblue added 10:48 - Sep 12
Probably our best all round player so good to get this done i was beginning to have my doubts with this dragging on so good news well done Chris.

Lightningboy added 10:50 - Sep 12
Utterly fantastic news..our best player so far this season.

pennblue added 10:52 - Sep 12
Great, great news. Mings and McG next please....

dubblue added 11:06 - Sep 12
Yes, a vote of confidence in the club and where it's going

irishtim added 11:06 - Sep 12
Has been a very positive week so far. Keep it going Town.


brassy added 11:07 - Sep 12
Agree with loyal best signing of the summer,COYB.

thebeat added 11:09 - Sep 12

JustSpivvyChops added 11:14 - Sep 12
Good news, we'll get a fee for him when he's sold at the end of the season.

nbsiyag added 11:14 - Sep 12
Great news, perhaps we have now learned from the MacAuley debacle. Good teams are always built from a solid central defence.

SouperJim added 11:18 - Sep 12
They call him Yogi,
Yogi, Yogi, Yogi the Berra
He's gonna scare ya,
outta ya skin

Paddy39 added 11:23 - Sep 12

BlueandTruesince82 added 11:38 - Sep 12
Another signing on fee, another agents fee paid no doubt n increase in wages, if we keep tieing these players down that cressie moeny will have been well spend.

Regardless of that more good news. Now Christophe, keep the goals comming mate!


marcusevans added 11:39 - Sep 12
Great to see our top goal scorer looked after.

With a pay rise should come a revised goal target. Perhaps 25 goals this season?

bluemikey100 added 11:56 - Sep 12
keep the goals coming well done u deserve it

Steve_ITFC_Sweden added 12:35 - Sep 12
Brilliant! The news out of PR has been good lately, but this is a high point. Top striker on board for another three years - or Mmoney if he leaves (which I hope he doesn't).

OldClactonBlue added 12:47 - Sep 12
Excellent news, good player at this level.

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