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Steve McClaren signs three-year extension with Derby County

Steve McClaren signs three-year extension with Derby County Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Derby County head coach Steve McClaren and two of his staff members have each signed a three-year extension with the club, Derby announced on Thursday. 

First-team coach Paul Simpson and goalkeeping coach Eric Steele join McClaren with new deals. 

All three joined Derby last September, when McClaren took over as head coach for Nigel Clough

“I’m delighted to sign a new contract with Derby County, along with Paul Simpson and Eric Steele who are vital members of our coaching structure," said McClaren. “The club is continuing to grow and we’re all happy to be part of it; the future is exciting for Derby County.”

McClaren, 53, was a member of Derby County during his playing career. 

More: Transfer Tracker: The major moves across Europe

Last season, Derby finished in third place in the Sky Bet Championship and lost to QPR in the playoff final. Their 2014-15 season opens on Saturday versus Rotherham. 

- Molly Geary

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