Jordan Pickford

Loan move for Pickford

by Stuart Vose

Young keeper joins Burton.

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has joined Burton Albion on a youth loan.

The 19-year-old could feature in the Brewers' opening game of the new Sky Bet League Two season at Cheltenham this weekend.

Pickford, who hails from Washington, is a regular for England at under-19 level and has previously had loan spells with Darlington and Alfreton.

He joins a Burton side who enjoyed a promising campaign last time around under Gary Rowett, finishing fourth in League Two before losing to Bradford in the play-off semi-finals.