Liam Slade: Burton defender agrees one-year extension

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Liam Slade began his professional career at Burton Albion in July 2013

Burton Albion defender Liam Slade has signed a one-year contract extension with the League One club.

The 20-year-old, a product of Burton's academy, made seven appearances for the League Two champions last season.

Mark Whitlow, the head of Burton's academy, told the club website:external-link "It is fantastic to see Liam rewarded with a new contract.

"He still has a lot to learn as a young defender and I'm sure he will want to be impressing over the next season."