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Myles Kenlock: Ipswich Town defender agrees new deal

Myles Kenlock is staying at Ipswich Town. Credit: PA

Highly-rated Ipswich Town defender Myles Kenlock has signed a new contract with the club.

The 20-year-old has been a shining light for Town this season and has now made 16 appearances for the club.

Kenlock's current deal was due to expire in the summer, but Ipswich have taken up the option to extend his stay at Portman Road until 2019.

I feel I have made a lot of progress this year and it’s been great to have been involved in the first-team squad regularly and playing games in the Championship.

I know that I have still got a lot to learn in the game but this is a great club to be learning at and I want to keep moving forward.

– Myles Kenlock, Ipswich Town

Luton Town striker shortlisted for League Two award

Danny Hylton has been a big hit at Luton this season. Credit: PA

Luton Town striker Danny Hylton has been shortlisted for the League Two player of the Season award.

The 28-year-old has been in superb form since joining on a free transfer from Oxford United in the summer - scoring 19 league goals to propel the Hatters into the play-off spots.

Hylton is one of three players up for the prestigious award, with Doncaster Rovers duo James Coppinger and John Marquis also in the running.

The winner will be announced at the EFL Awards on Sunday 9 April.

We are amazingly proud of Danny. This is a recognition of a season of high-class work in the way he plays, but also the way he trains every day and the type of character he is as well.

I know I am biased, but I think he’d be a worthy winner because of the way he goes about his work.

– Nathan Jones, Luton Town manager

Meanwhile, MK Dons and Stevenage have been nominated for the Family Club of the Year award in their respective leagues while Cambridge United's Leon Davies is in the running for the League Two Apprentice of the Year prize which was won by Norwich City's Ben Godfrey in 2016.


Reports: Norwich City close to Webber appointment

Stuart Webber is set to join Norwich City. Credit: PA

Norwich City are reportedly closing in on the appointment of Stuart Webber as their new sporting director.

It's believed the 33-year-old has agreed to make the move to Carrow Road from Championship rivals Huddersfield Town, subject to compensation being settled between the two clubs.

Webber has helped transform Huddersfield's fortunes since joining in 2015, and played a big role in bringing manager David Wagner to Yorkshire.

It's understood that an announcement could be made within the next couple of days, at which point Norwich's attention will turn towards finding a new Head Coach to replace Alex Neil.


Peterborough United part company with Glover

Lee Glover has left Peterborough United. Credit: PA

Peterborough United assistant manager Lee Glover has left the club with immediate effect.

The former Nottingham Forest player joined Grant McCann's coaching staff last summer, but has now been relieved of his duties.

Posh are on a poor run in League One and have seen their play-off hopes virtually disappear in recent weeks - winning just four times since the turn of the year.

TOWIE star reportedly set to invest in Billericay Town FC

Mark Wright played for England against the Rest of the World in last year's Soccer Aid Credit: PA

The former The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright is reportedly set to buy a 20% stake in non-league Billericay Town football club.

The Sun reported that the 30-year-old will soon become a club director after he's allegedly been heading down to the ground to check out their facilities as he finalises the details of his involvement.

Billericay are currently eighth in the Isthmian League Premier Division, three points off the play-off places.

Wright is no stranger to the game.

He spent his childhood playing for West Ham, Arsenal and Tottenham, before beginning his senior career at Southend.

Hoolahan and Lawrence out of Ireland v Wales clash

Hoolahan (left) and Lawrence (right) will play no part in Dublin. Credit: PA

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan and Ipswich Town winger Tom Lawrence have both been ruled out of Friday's World Cup qualifier between the Republic of Ireland and Wales.

Hoolahan picked up a serious-looking thigh injury in Norwich's win over Barnsley on Saturday and Ireland manager Martin O'Neill told the press today that he's likely to be missing for a "number of weeks."

"Wes Hoolahan will be out of the game," O'Neill said.

"The scan came back this morning and it's bad news for us and for his club."

Lawrence will also miss the match due to a suspected hip injury and has been replaced by Liverpool's Harry Wilson.

Meanwhile, Norwich winger Jacob Murphy has been called up the England under-21s squad to face Germany and Denmark.

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