Maddison joins Crawley on loan

Crawley have signed rookie goalkeeper Johnny Maddison from Sunderland on loan until the end of the season.

Last Updated: 03/02/13 at 13:28

Richie Barker: Now has cover for Paul Jones

Richie Barker: Now has cover for Paul Jones

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The 18-year-old is likely to be on the bench for Tuesday night's clash with Preston after experienced keeper Michel Kuipers left the club last week.

Manager Richie Barker told the club website: "We are delighted to have Johnny on board. He has been training for a few days with us and you can see that he has all the attributes to develop into a good goalkeeper.

"He is working with Sunderland's first-team squad and has been a regular in their Academy team. This will give him more experience and, of course, provide us with cover for Paul Jones."

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ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

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o Schweini? Have to admit that I did a little sex wee when we signed him and I can't wait to see him in action!!!

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think he'll do quite well. My only reservation would be Kagawa, who had similar stats to Firmino in the bundesliga before he came, but time will tell.

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