Dons agree terms with David Martin

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Dons have been boosted by the news that goalkeeper David Martin has committed his future to the club with a new two-year contract.

The 27-year-old’s current deal was set to expire this summer, but following successful negotiations, the Romford-born keeper has committed his future to Dons by extending his stay at stadiummk until June 2015.

Martin, who began his professional career with Wimbledon, departed Dons in 2006 to join Liverpool, but returned to the club four years later as Karl Robinson’s first signing as a manager.

During his three seasons back in MK, Martin has established himself as the club’s number one stopper and has over 150 Dons appearances to his name.

“David was my first signing at this football club, in his first year I thought he showed a lot of promise as well as areas of development for his individual game,” said boss Robinson.

“Over the past three years he has matured into one of the best goalkeepers in the league, his first touch is fantastic, his shot-stopping is excellent.

“David is a wonderful asset to this club, on top of what he offers on the pitch, he is also an excellent ambassador in the city.

“He is constantly out in the community and he meets the demands that come with being a footballer on and off the field, and he is the type of role model that I want at this football club.

“Ian McLoughlin has come in over the past few months and done a wonderful job. We’re going to offer Ian a contract as well and hopefully the two of them can fight for a place next year.”