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Steve Willing To Loan Out Youngsters

30 November 2012

Davis says loan deals for some of his fringe players would be good for their education

Steve Davis has told the club’s official web-site that he would be willing to allow some of his younger fringe players go out on loan as the Under-21 league is heading for a 5-week break. The likes of goalkeeper Ben Garratt, striker Harry Clayton, defender Andy White and midfielder/defender Paris Bateman to gain some valuable experience playing in the non-league.

The Under-21s have a fixture against Leicester on Monday and Davis would be willing to listen to loan opportunities after that for some of his younger players.

Steve told the club’s official web-site: “We have a match against Leicester City on Monday for the Under-21s and then there is a five-week breaks from games, so I would be willing to let a few of them go out on loan.

“We think it is important for their development to go out and play some competitive games and have a taste of reality if you like. They would benefit from the experience of playing with different players and play for points. It is good for them and does them n harm.

He added: “Hopefully, we can get a few of them out on loan locally to some non-league games. It is a good level of football in those leagues now and would be a big part of their education.”

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