Jamie Glackin hails Coleraine journey but feels it's 'only going to get better'

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Jamie Glackin believes things are "only going to get better" at Coleraine as has underlined his desire to be part of of the club's new full-time journey by signing a new deal at the Showgrounds. Glackin is the latest member of the Coleraine squad to commit his future to the club as they move into an exciting new era.

Dean Shiels has taken over the reins as Head Coach at The Showgrounds with Oran Kearney becoming the club's first-ever Sporting Director. Getting players to buy into the project is a key aspect for Shiels and Kearney.

For Glackin though it was a no-brainer as he has seen how much the club has developed in the past five years. “Just the way the club is going," said the 29-year-old when asked about his decision to extend his stay for another two years.

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"Since I joined the club back in January 2019 I've seen it grow so much and it's a credit to those who work non stop to keep it the way it is, a club that's so together with such a massive fanbase surrounding it. I feel I can't leave that and want to be part of this full time journey with Dean who I know and have played with. It's only gonna get better.

“I'm excited to get going and see this group of players everyday to what will only make the changing room even stronger together. I've no doubt that full time for this club will work, we've a great core of young boys coming through here and that only stands us in good stead.

“It feels great to finally get the new deal done and over the line with no hassle and just in time to get myself ready for pre season thankfully. I've loved every minute I've had at the club so far and now I'm delighted and excited to be joining on a full-time bases.”

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