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Burton Loan For Youngster Blyth

Posted: Tue 20 Nov 2012
Author: Leicester City

Jacob Blyth; City U21s v Sheff Utd U21s

Image by: Plumb Images

Young City striker Jacob Blyth has joined npower League 2 side Burton Albion on loan until January.

The 20-year-old forward, who joined the Foxes from non-league Leamington last summer, heads to the Pirelli Stadium for his first taste of Football League action and will remain with the Brewers until 12 January.

Blyth has been a regular with City’s successful Under-21 side so far this season, scoring six times in 11 appearances in the Professional Development League.

Subject to his registration being cleared by the Football League, he could make his debut for Burton tonight (Tuesday), with the Brewers set to host Aldershot Town in npower League 2.