Drogheda United are delighted to announce that Jake Hyland has signed a new deal with the club.
Hyland is the second player to be announced from Tim Clancy’s 2021 Premier Division squad.
This will be the Drogheda captain’s sixth season with the club, having first joined the club ahead of the 2016 season.
The 25-year-old has made 131 appearances for Drogheda in the last five seasons, scoring nine goals.
Two of those goals came at home to Cabinteely in the league this season, one a tap in at the back post, the other a stunning free kick from distance.
“Look, it was an easy decision. We set out to win the league last season and we achieved that goal as a group so there’s some good continuity in place which I think will stand to us in the Premier Division.
“I’ve enjoyed playing under Tim and Kev and I feel like I am improving so it was a no brainer really,” Hyland said.
“I’m sure Tim will be setting us aims as a group but the main aim for a newly promoted team in any league should be to stay in the league and establish yourselves. Hopefully we can do that this coming season and surprise a few people along the way.”
“It was really tough this year without the fans but hopefully winning the league gave people a lift and please god we’ll have fans back in United Park watching Premier Division football next year,” Hyland explained.