Porter, 34, signed from Colchester United in the summer of last year when he signed a 2-year deal but, following his 50th appearance for the first team away at Stevenage on Saturday, has triggered an automatic extension to his contract that will see his deal run until June 2020.
So far this season, he opened his scoring account on the opening day demolition of Morecambe but has only found the net in one game since, that being in the EFL Trophy game at Tranmere Rovers where he got a brace.
Is this a good thing for the club?
To be honest I’m not sure that it is. This means that we will have given a striker that has only completed 90 minutes 4 times this season in all competitions and scored in 2 separate games a new contract.
He’s also not a first choice striker for his role (one that Jordan Bowery has done well at) and he’ll be one of the highest paid players at the club too.