NEIL Etheridge has signed a new one-year deal to keep him at Craven Cottage until at least 2014.
The Fulham keeper came through the ranks in SW6, making his first-team debut in the Europa League draw with Odense in 2011, which led to their exit from the competition.
Etheridge, 23, hasn't appeared for the Whites since, and has spent time out on loan at Charlton and Bristol Rovers.
However, boss Martin Jol has decided to offer the Philippines international a new contract at the club, and hopes to loan him out again next campaign.
Etheridge said: "I'm delighted to have signed for another year at the club as it's been a special place for me since I joined.
"There's a fantastic set up here for me to train and really hone my craft and, with Mark Schwarzer guiding me, I really couldn't ask for a better mentor or opportunity.
"I'd like to thank the chairman and, of course, all of the supporters who've encouraged me throughout my time here and I look forward to at least another year."
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