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Fulham have confirmed that club captain Danny Murphy has signed a new contract at Craven Cottage.

Murphy, 33, is now tied to the west London club until the summer of 2012 after being rewarded with a new deal by Fulham manager Mark Hughes.

“I’m delighted to have signed a contract extension this morning,” Murphy told the club’s official website. “As a Club we’ve achieved great things during my time at Fulham so far, not least our highest ever League finish and reaching the Europa League Final, and it is a great source of pride for me, as club captain, to have played a role in some truly historic moments for Fulham Football Club.

“We’ve made great progress as a club, on and off the pitch over the past few years, and with the chairman’s continued support, I believe we’ve got many more great years ahead of us.

“On Sunday we’ve got a massive game against Spurs in the FA Cup and as a team we will give our all tomorrow afternoon to earn a place in the fifth round. I’m sure it’s going to be a great atmosphere at the Cottage and hopefully we can continue our impressive start to 2011.”

Murphy joined Fulham from Tottenham in the summer of 2007 and has made 119 Premier League appearances for the club.