Yeovil sign Duffy on loan

Everton defender Shane Duffy has joined Sky Bet Championship side Yeovil Town on a month's loan.

Last Updated: 26/09/13 at 18:44 Post Comment

Shane Duffy: Spending a month on loan with Yeovil

Shane Duffy: Spending a month on loan with Yeovil

Everton defender Shane Duffy has joined Sky Bet Championship side Yeovil on a month's loan.

The 21-year-old, who has represented the Republic of Ireland at U19 and U21 levels, previously spent loan spells with Burnley and Scunthorpe.

He made four Premier League appearances for Everton during the 2011-12 season but added only one more last season and finds himself well down the pecking order at centre-back, having not featured since the FA Cup fifth-round tie with Oldham in February.

Yeovil boss Gary Johnson said: "When we knew Shane was available for loan we immediately enquired about bringing him to Huish Park.

"With one of our centre-backs injured and another suspended we didn't want to turn down the opportunity of signing Shane.

"This signing suits all parties and as always we are very grateful to Everton Football Club."

Duffy goes straight into the Yeovil squad for their trip to Bolton on Saturday.


Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week


Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

rodger's gusset
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

I

f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

foot in mouth
Adebayor & Berbatov: You Have To Admire The Balls

L

ooks like Real get their man, most likely at their own valuation, yet again. Resistance is futile.

paul7702
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

Footer 365

Digne agent denies Liverpool talks

Lucas Digne's agent has denied reports he has held talks with Liverpool regarding a move to Anfield for the Paris Saint-Germain left-back.

Mourinho scuppered Reds' Costa move

A new biography has revealed how Jose Mourinho scuppered Liverpool's bid to sign Diego Costa - a year before he arrived in west London.

Ramos 'extends' Real Madrid contract

Manchester United's pursuit of Sergio Ramos is over after the centre-back agreed a new contract extension at Real Madrid.

Mail Box

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

Getting Tired Of De Gea's Disrespect

One Manchester United fan is growing weary of David de Gea's disrespect. Plus thoughts on Southampton's summer, Balotelli loan, and Depay in the centre. Why?

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company