Ritchie Humphreys extends Hartlepool United contract

Hartlepool United captain Ritchie Humphreys has signed an undisclosed extension to his contract ahead of his 12th season with the club.

The 34-year-old moved to Victoria Park from Cambridge United in the summer of 2001 and now holds the club record with 511 appearances in all competitions.

Sheffield-born Humphreys made 19 starts last term, with 10 outings from the substitutes bench.

He also scored one goal, the 36th of his Pools career.