Date: 23rd June 2014 at 5:12pm
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Midfielder Josh Windass is the latest player to commit his future to Accrington Stanley as he has today signed a new two year deal with the club.

The new contract keeps him with us until the summer of 2016 and with the 20 year old having made eleven appearances for us last season, he’ll be looking to 2014-15 with hope of far more starting action as seven of those games last term were from the bench.

Speaking to the Official Site as the deal was announced, the player said.

‘It’s been the easiest decision I’ve ever had to make. I played at the end of last season and obviously I want to play as many games as I can now next year and hopefully have a good season.’

Windass goes on to say that he felt he ‘learnt loads’ from his first year with us, and he’s looking forward to learning even more now and developing further so he can become a key part of manager James Beattie’s first team.

‘Hopefully I did myself justice when I played and I can build on that in the new season and do well.’

Windass comments that having started the season watching on, he felt like he could do a job on the pitch, but it was only when he got on there he truly appreciated how difficult the decision is, and having made that adjustment now he feels ready for the coming years.

Speaking himself, Beattie commented that he felt Windass was a very good player in the making because obviously he still has plenty of developing to do and things to learn.

‘I think he’d been out of football for a little bit and got to know the ins and outs of what’s going to be required of him. I think there’s a tremendous player in there and over the next couple of years, hopefully, we can get that player out.’

The gaffer goes on to say that in basic he has all the attributes necessary to be a top player, it’s now just his game knowledge, nous, and decision making that needs to take priority but he knows that comes with experience anyway.