Fulham full-back Stephen Kelly has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Craven Cottage until the end of the 2013-14 season.
Republic of Ireland international Kelly established himself as a key part of manager Martin Jol's plans last season and has now committed himself to the club.
"I'm delighted that it's sorted now and I can hopefully continue on from last year," Kelly said. "It was a really good end to the season with the way we finished off, the way we were playing and I just hope we can continue on with that again.
The 28-year-old told the club's official website: "Last season was fantastic for me, playing pretty much every game from Christmas onwards. To cement myself as the number one right-back was great and hopefully I can continue on with that this season.
"To sign another contract here is fantastic. I'm delighted to be staying at the club and I just want to carry on with the progression I've made over the last year or so.'"