Purse signs new contract

Purse was entering his last season his current deal but has now extended to 2009.

There had been speculation of late that Purse could be moving on but his committment to a new deal and his comments suggest he's looking forward to stay at Ninian Park.

"I heard the rumours, but I'm settled at Cardiff City and I want to stay.

"The injury problems I had last season were the worst I've ever suffered and it was frustrating being out for around four months.

"But that's all behind me now and I am really fired up for the start of the new season with Cardiff City."