Hartlepool United defender David Ferguson has extended his stay with the club by signing a new contract.

Ferguson, whose deal was due to expire in the summer, signed in the summer of 2020 but will now stay at the Suit Direct Stadium until the summer of 2024 after signing a new year two-year contract.

The full-back has made 94 appearances and scored six goals in his time with Pools since signing on a permanent deal from York City. He was an influential part of the team that achieved promotion from the National League last season.

Ferguson has looked at home in League Two scoring five goals in a season where Pools have achieved safety, reached the fourth round of the FA Cup and the semi-finals of the Papa John’s Trophy.

Ferguson said: “I’m delighted to sign my new contract. The fans have been unbelievable to me ever since I joined and I can’t wait to continue my Hartlepool journey.

"I have already created so many great memories with this club and I can’t wait to push on and create more. The club has so much potential.”

The 27-year-old becomes the second player to commit his future to the club after Tom Crawford signed a new two-year contract in recent weeks.