Blackpool defender Luke Higham has signed a new contract to keep him with the Tangerines until at least 2017,
The full back recently broke into Blackpool’s first team after graduating from the club’s academy and has started the last six games, including Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Southend.
“I’ve been waiting for an opportunity in the team and I think I’ve settled in quickly. I know that I need to keep working hard in training to impress the manager and hopefully keep my place, though.”
The 19-year-old is a former season ticket holder at Bloomfield Road and made his debut for the club in a 2-1 victory over Port Vale in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy in October.