Preston North End: Bailey Wright signs new contract

Bailey Wright

Defender Bailey Wright has signed a new two-year contract with Preston North End, with the option of staying with the League One club for a further year.

Preston announced they were last month, but the versatile Australian has now agreed fresh terms at Deepdale.

The 20-year-old, who played 41 times during the 2012-13 season, was named the club's young player of the year.

Another centre-back, Luke Foster, was

Wright, who was made available for transfer by previous boss Graham Westley last summer, told BBC Radio Lancashire: "It was a bit of strange summer for me, not knowing my future.

"I was quite close [to leaving]. If I'd have had the chance to go somewhere, I probably would have gone. It didn't work out that way and I'm glad it didn't. I'm happy that I'm still here.

"My goal next year is to win the league and to get the club back into the Championship where it deserves to be. That's all we're looking to achieve. It's a good club with a good setup and it would be unbelievable if we could do that."