Date: 7th December 2009 at 1:24pm
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Crewe youngster Ashley Westwood has signed a new and improved deal to keep him at the club until the summer of 2012.
Westwood, an academy graduate, has been the subject of much praise this season after impressing at both left-back and in the centre of midfield.
Crewe born westwood, who made 2 substitiute appearances last season, got his chance at left-back this season after Billy Jones’ sending off against Bury. Westwood took his chance and has since gone on to make 10 starts this season.
After signing his new deal, Westy told the offical club site, crewealex.net: ‘I am delighted to have signed the new contract and it is good for the confidence to know that Dario and the club have faith in me. All I ever wanted to do when I was a younger was to play for Crewe and now that I am it is a real buzz.
‘I am really enjoying my football at the moment and the responsibility Dario and Steve Davis have given me in central midfield. The team has improved and are picking up results and we just have to keep that run going now for as long as possible. If we have a good Christmas I am sure we will be there or thereabouts come the end of the season.