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24 April 2018

Cambridge United are delighted to announce winger David Amoo has signed an additional one year contract at the Abbey Stadium.

The 27-year old, who joined the U’s last summer following his departure from Partick Thistle, has quickly become a firm favourite with United supporters who will now continue to enjoy watching the wide man until at least the end of the 2018/19 season.

Despite a number of injuries hampering his season, Amoo has still managed to make 24 appearances in amber and black providing an especially impressive impact from the bench, in which he has excited the amber army with his blistering pace.

His new deal with the Club will allow the former Liverpool academy starlet the opportunity to continue improving his match fitness and developing further his impact for the U’s.

Pleased to be extending his contract with United, Amoo said: “I am really enjoying my time here with Cambridge United so when I was offered a chance to continue that, it was an absolute no-brainer.

“The fans have welcomed me to the Club brilliantly and have been so patient through all the injuries and set-backs. I am therefore looking forward to being able to repay their faith in me, and the management team too who have worked so hard on making sure I’ve been able to play a part this season.

“I’m so excited to have another year with the Club.”

Meanwhile Head of Football, Ben Strang added: ““If we’re honest it’s been a disjointed season for David, but when we have had him fit and available he has made hugely positive contributions.

“He is a goal threat, has excellent consistency in his end product and offers us a ball carrier in a wide position. If David can have a good off-season and pre-season to build from, we firmly believe he can be an integral member of the squad.

“On his day he has shown that he is difficult to contain at this level, so the challenge for David is to produce this consistently.”

Having now put to paper for the 2018/19 season, Amoo will also now select three supporters to receive the fantastic 12th Fan prize, who like him have committed their future to the Abbey next year by securing their season ticket!

The 12th Fan initiative supported by Mick George is a reward scheme part of the #UnitedSince1912 campaign that will see 23 individual United supporters signed up for 2018/19 ahead of the Early Bird deadline on Tuesday 8th May, receive a truly unbeatable experience on each home match day next season.

This includes the opportunity to lead the U's out at the Abbey Stadium, a full profile on why you support the U's via the Club's online channels and match day programme, and become an official member of the squad wearing the reserved number 12 shirt!

Amoo will exclusively reveal the three latest winners of the 12th Fan on social media tomorrow afternoon, so sign up as soon as possible to be in with a chance of winning! Click here to find out full details on how to secure you 2018/19 season ticket.

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