Stopper heads out on loan

by Kate Smith

Youngsters seals Pools move.

Sunderland goalkeeper Joel Dixon has joined Sky Bet League Two side Hartlepool United FC on a youth loan.

The 20-year old shot stopper heads to Victoria Park ahead of the season opener tomorrow when Colin Cooper’s side have a trip to face Stevenage.

Dixon made 19 appearances for Sunderland’s Under-21s side last season and has previously enjoyed loan spells with Workington and Boston United.