Date: 2nd June 2007 at 2:59pm
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ACCRINGTON Stanley defender Liam Richardson has vowed to repay Stanley for rewarding him with a new deal by sorting out his aggression.

Richardson, 27, picked up a total of nine yellow cards last season, including one which saw him miss a game through suspension.

He aims to control his agression next season, in order to make him a better player and a more consistant player for the Reds.

In spite of the promise, he says strikers in the league next season won’t have an easu time when they come up against him.

John Coleman offered Richardson a new one-year deal at the Fraser Eagle Stadium, which he happily agreed to.

‘I was suspended last season and I was booked a lot, which I’m going to clamp down on. I had a word with myself about that towards the end of the campaign because, even though the team were doing well, I couldn’t really get on a good run with my own performances.’ Said the defender speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph.

‘With the position we were in, and the position I play in, I was always going to pick up bookings. I just need to knock a few of those yellow cards on the head.

‘To be honest though, it won’t change my game. I’m a fully committed player. That’s the way I am, and that’s the way I’ll always be.

‘I think as I get older though, I’m getting a bit wiser and, in certain situations, I’ll think a bit more before committing myself.’
‘But now we know what we’re expecting, it won’t be such a shock this year and I think we can compete with the best.’