Steven Thompson signs new St Mirren deal

St Mirren's Steven Thompson celebrates his goal against Dundee United on December 30, 2012
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St Mirren striker Steven Thompson signs a new one-and-a-half-year deal at the club.

Steven Thompson has revealed that he is "very happy" to commit his future to St Mirren after signing fresh terms with the Scottish outfit.

The 34-year-old, who arrived from Burnley in 2011, has scored 30 goals in 72 appearances for the Scottish Premier League team.

He told the club's official website: "I am very happy here at St Mirren, it was the easiest football decision I have ever had to make and I look forward to being involved in the continued progress of the club."

Meanwhile, St Mirren boss Danny Lennon added: "These two seasons have been the best form of his career. He has been our top scorer for two years, led the line incredibly well and is a character that motivates the players around him.

"He has played a huge role in our success and raising the profile of our club. I am delighted Steven has decided to finish his playing career at the club that inspired him to play this beautiful game."

Thompson's contract will run until 2014, with the option of a further year.

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