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Sears Signs New Deal
Wednesday, 31st Jul 2019 11:00

Striker Freddie Sears has signed a new Blues deal which will keep him at Portman Road until the summer of 2021 with the club having an option for a further season.

Town took up a one-year option in the 29-year-old’s previous contract in December but now the two parties have agreed a longer-term new deal.

Sears, who is expected to return from his ACL injury in November, joined the Blues from Colchester United for £200,000 in January 2015.

The Hornchurch-born striker or wideman has scored 30 goals in 130 starts and 46 sub appearances for the Blues.

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Tractorboy58 added 11:05 - Jul 31
Good News

OwainG1992 added 11:06 - Jul 31
Good to hear.

BlueySwede added 11:07 - Jul 31
Maybe Evans have learnt a lesson when it comes to players contracts not running out.
Now I just hope that we see a few quality additions to the squad as well.

beornioblue added 11:07 - Jul 31

I still think you've got a lot to offer in a Town shirt and were desperately unlucky with that injury at Carrot Road

Look forward to seeing you back in NOV

Suffolkboy added 11:09 - Jul 31
Continue the good physical progress Freddie ; get back on that pitch ,we love your enthusiasm and energy and you’ll be a real threat and key cog again !

bobbyramsey added 11:09 - Jul 31
Great news....

runningout added 11:09 - Jul 31
There’s Only one Freddie Sears, One Freddie Sears

ITFCsince73 added 11:18 - Jul 31
The only player left with a mass of experience and quality to go with it.
And cant return soon enough. IMO.

Lightningboy added 11:19 - Jul 31
Great news..shame he’s not fit for the opening few months but will be like a new signing come November/December.


Nobbysnuts added 11:23 - Jul 31
He would be stupid not to taken up the offer with that injury. No one else would of touched him.

algarvefan added 11:27 - Jul 31
Freddie Sears - a true Blue!

DebsyAngel added 11:34 - Jul 31
Excellent news - hope he will be back to full fitness soon. We need his goals!!

PortmanTerrorist added 11:44 - Jul 31
Norwood and Sears, up top and not on left, is something I would love to see and League 1 defences will hate to see! Great news, get well soon Freddie.

BaddowBlue1 added 11:56 - Jul 31
Richly deserved and has done everything he has been asked for the good of the team without quibble. This contract is a good incentive to keep him going until he is pushing for a place in the starting line-up come November. Well done Freddie!

TimmyH added 12:00 - Jul 31
Good news...should be a good player at this level, one of the few positive notes of last season.

BlueandTruesince82 added 12:19 - Jul 31
Play him up top and he'll score

blueinscotland added 12:20 - Jul 31
For me the only Town player who can truly say he tried his hardest last season. Think League One is the perfect level for him and can’t wait to see him back on the pitch.

mow_the_lawn added 12:38 - Jul 31
I assume by this the long term plan is Norwood Jackson Sears as a front three with pace on the sides.

ThatMuhrenCross added 12:39 - Jul 31
Imagine our striking options being Norwood, Sears, Jackson and a new big physical target man. We'd have everything we need at this level!

itfchorry added 12:49 - Jul 31
Very good news indeed - Will give us a huge boost
on his return

nathitfc89 added 13:20 - Jul 31
excellent news. now he has to repay us by firing us back into the championship (when he is fit)

Dozzells_Bobblehat added 13:21 - Jul 31
The only good thing about his injury is it will be like a new signing when he comes back . Think he will stand out in League 1.

BlueMachines added 13:30 - Jul 31
Let’s hope he manages to fully recover. Very odd time to agree a new deal when there is no guarantee that he will be able to play again. ACL injuries can’t be career ending. Fingers crossed he makes it back as he cannot be faulted for effort.

MickMillsTash added 13:41 - Jul 31
Mediocre player

Steve_ITFC_Sweden added 14:18 - Jul 31
Good news. Loyal player, and not a tattoo in sight. I assume the physios have monitored his injury and that things are progressing well. A fit FS will be a big asset in League 1.

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