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Posh Sign Wycombe Right-Back

Out-of-contract Wycombe right-back Russell Martin has agreed a transfer to Peterborough, signing a three-year contract with the club (which will become rubber stamped on July 1st) much to the delight of boss Darren Ferguson: 'He's a very consistent player and is flexible,' Ferguson told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. 'His main position is right-back which is what we've brought him in to do but he can play midfield and centre-half.

'He never missed a game last season, was Wycombe's best player and I'm really pleased to get him.'

Having lost Claude Gnakpa, who failed to agree terms on a new contract, Martin will make and ideal replacement but as he is under 24 he will not qualify for a Bosman free transfer and a compensation fee will be required, although this isn't a worry to Ferguson who added: 'Obviously we're going to have to pay some sort of fee but I wouldn't imagine it would be too high.'

Martin feels the move is a very good step in the right direction: 'The ambition of the chairman and the management team is brilliant and I see this move as a new challenge,' Martin told the official website. 'I wanted to play at a higher level and further my career.'

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Date:Friday May 30 2008

Time: 1:41PM

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Bet they are absolutely gutted. See they have signed another big time charlie manager
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31/05/2008 12:37:00

Looks a good signing, I am sure you are going to bring in quite a few players this summer.
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08/06/2008 07:46:00

I hope your lot stuff the moneybags Dazza, I have no real problem with Peterborough, but the attitude of the fans since the money man came in stinks.
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10/06/2008 23:32:00

Looks a good signing.
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30/06/2008 21:14:00

good luck for next season , still dont like your fans tho
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06/07/2008 10:04:00

the start of the barry fry summer sales........looks a good signing for you......
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08/07/2008 09:32:00

i read ion the sun that you have alos signed sergio torres from wycombe
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11/07/2008 09:31:00


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