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Shiels has big plans for Kilmarnock after signing new contract

Kenny Shiels is certainly looking to the future with Kilmarnock after putting pen to a new deal.

The Killie boss yesterday signed a new two-year deal to remain at Rugby Park and he is intent on lifting the status of the club that he led to League Cup glory last season.

"Two years is only the first part of what I want to achieve here. It's the preliminary stage of my long-term project," he said.

"I have enough integrity about me that I want to leave a legacy at the club. I've always been like that.

"If something happens to me, like I'm not doing my job properly for the first team, I want good stability underneath. That's important.

"I've been made manager of what I call the People's Club and I'm delighted to be here. The other influences which are prevalent in Scottish football could probably affect my job but I try not to get bogged down in it.

"The most important thing in life for any individual isn't to try and be better than someone else. It's to fulfil your own maximum potential. If we all do that as a family and club then we will have done everything in our control."

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Andrew Slevison
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