PROMISING Pars striker Callum Smith has signed a one-year extension to his current contract tying him down to the summer of 2020.

The 17-year-old scored his first professional goal for the club earlier in the campaign and has added two more in his 14 appearances this season.

The youngster has been watched by various scouts from reputable English clubs after his fine start to the season was rewarded with two Scotland under-19 call-ups.

He grabbed the opportunity presented to him and bagged a brace against Serbia in August.

His previous deal was set to expire at the end of the 2018/19 campaign.

He told the club website: "I’m delighted to sign a new deal with the club. Three years ago I was just playing boys club football, now l am playing most weeks in the first-team and appearing for Scotland, it has been a dream come true. I would like to thank the management team for the faith that they have shown in me.

I just need to keep working hard, my main objectives are to play more for the club, and hopefully be called up again for Scotland."

Pars boss Allan Johnston added: "I am delighted Callum has signed a new contract, he continually works hard to improve his game, and has a fantastic attitude. Callum is just one of our talented young players that have gone from strength to strength whilst at the club."