Kevin Ball

TV: 'Loans are valuable'

by Stuart Vose

Kevin Ball talks about youngsters' loan moves.

Players out on loan might not physically be at the Academy of Light - but it's far from out of sight, out of mind.

Senior development coach Kevin Ball keeps an keen eye on the club's younger loan stars, including the likes of Billy Knott and Jordan Pickford.

In an exclusive interview, he explains why loan moves to the lower leagues are so important and looks ahead to the U21 Wear-Tees derby against Middlesbrough on Monday.

Log on to SAFC TV to watch the interview in full now.