Danny Higginbotham(credit: Ronnie Macdonald
Stoke defender Danny Higginbotham has put pen-to-paper on a one year contract extension.
The 31-year-old, who played a key part in the club’s promotion to the Premier League, is now tied to the club until the summer of 2013.
And Potters boss Tony Pulis is delighted to reward one of the men he considers integral to the club’s current status as a top-flight outfit.
Pulis told the club’s official website: “We wanted to cement Danny’s future with the club because he is such a good professional and it is important we look after certain players at the football club who started all this off.
“I’ve got a lot of time for Danny because he is one who falls into that category. He may not be in the side on a regular basis at the moment, but he still has a crucial role to play, as do a number of other players in a similar situation.
“The fabric of a football club is made up of the whole cloth, not bits and pieces, so we are delighted Danny will remain part of that.”