Macarthur FC are delighted to announce attacking forward Michael Ruhs will remain with the Bulls after agreeing to a one year extension with the club.
The Sydney United 58 junior made his A-League debut in the clubs first ever home match at Campbelltown Stadium, with the 18-year-old featuring in 15 matches for the Bulls in 2020/21.
The Horsley Park local found himself on the score sheet twice in his debut season, netting his first A-League goal in the Bulls 1-all draw with Melbourne City at Campbelltown Stadium, before sealing a thrilling extra-time Semi Final victory over Central Coast Mariners in the 119th minute.
Ruhs said he was excited to remain with the Bulls next season.
“To be given the opportunity to represent the area I have grown up in is a dream come true.”
“I’m very excited to stay with the Bulls and I thank Ante and the coaching staff for their belief in me.” Ruhs said.
“It’s been great to learn off some of the experienced players in the changeroom, about the focus and commitment that it takes to be a professional footballer.
“I can’t wait to start the hard work again for the upcoming season and look forward to wearing the jersey with pride.” added Ruhs.
Head Coach, Ante Milicic said.
“Michael has a big physical presence on the pitch for a 18-year-old.
“One thing that stood out to me this season was his willingness to improve his technical ability by learning off some of the senior players in the squad.”
“The way he has integrated into the playing group at such a young age, straight out of high school, is commendable, however the challenge will be for him to improve on the foundation laid last season.” Milicic added.