In-Form Martin Boyle Rewarded With New Contract!
Hibernian FC is delighted to announce that Martin Boyle has put pen to paper on a new deal!
That means that Boyle, who is a key member of Jack Ross’ side, has agreed to remain a Hibee until at least the summer of 2024.
This fantastic news comes off the back of head coach Jack Ross extending his deal with us, a further commitment by the club to build on last year’s success on the pitch.
Australian international Boyle has been rewarded for his stellar performances over the past 18 months.
During the 2020/21 campaign, he produced his most successful top-flight year to date in terms of goals, bagging 12 in the league and 15 in all competitions, and that terrific form continued into the new season. So far this term, the winger has scored five goals in our first seven games across all competitions.
He has also impressed on the international stage and has been recognised by the Socceroos as one of four players nominated for their PFA Player of the Year award.
As well as his ability on the pitch, Martin is also a model professional off it as well as a massive character with his comedic nature and positive attitude.
He was a part of the squad who wrote their place in our history books with the 2016 Scottish Cup triumph, as well as winning promotion the following year and securing a third-place Premiership finish in 2020/21.
On his new deal, Martin said: “It’s a great feeling to agree a new deal at a football club that means a lot to me and my family.
“I think everyone can see how much I’m enjoying it here and how my own game is benefitting from that.
“As a team we’re always looking to improve and that’s key for me. Everyone can see the desire from the club, the players, and the management staff to progress and challenge for trophies and European football; that excites me and that’s where I want to be.
“If we keep working hard, then hopefully we will be able to create more highs than the ones we’ve already had.”
Head coach Jack Ross commented: “Last season, his numbers for goals and assists were outstanding, and he’s started exactly the same this season as well. You can tell he’s feeling good and he’s right at it.
“For me, he’s as good as anyone in this country in his position, and long may it continue because he’s a major asset for us.
“He’s also a really good character, brings energy to the club every day, and works really hard for the team. He’s a player of real quality and a really good person for us to have at this football club.
“I’ve had long conversations with our new CEO Ben Kensell about building something here and he has been hugely supportive in aiming to keep our best players at the club.”
Sporting director Graeme Mathie added: “It’s really important for us to have sustained success and to build on last season and to do that we have to keep our best players at the club; that’s why we’re delighted to keep Martin with us.
“Like Jack has mentioned, Martin has been terrific for us over the last 18 months, and you can see how much he flourishes in this system.
“I’m looking forward to many special performances from him, and the team, in the future.”