St Mirren extend Teale deal

Gary Teale has signed a contract extension which keeps him at St

Mirren next season.

The 34-year-old’s deal also includes provision for a further

year’s extension which will kick once he reaches a set number of


Teale was in-and-out of the side at the start of the season but

won his place back and went on to play a key role in January’s

League Cup success.

Speaking a few days before his deal was confirmed, the 2011 free

transfer said: “I hoped things would change and fortunately enough

they did and now I am enjoying it.

“No matter what age you are, after training in the week, you

want to play on the Saturday. I didn’t have that for a wee while

and it was very frustrating. So to get back in the side was


“I’m happy to be getting a new deal and hopefully with the

option, it will be for two years.”