Lawrence Pens New Deal

Last updated : 08 August 2005 By Sam
The 22-year-old former Mansfield Town midfielder has put-pen-to-paper on a new contract that ties him to the club until the summer of 2007.

"I've really enjoyed my time at Sunderland, especially working with the manager, Taff [Ian Evans, assistant-manager, and all the staff and I'm delighted to pledge my future to the club," he told the clubs official website.

"I am very much looking forward to the challenge of the Premiership with Sunderland and can't wait for the season to start."