Jordan Pickford

Pickford makes loan move

by Stuart Vose

Promising keeper joins Conference side.

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has joined Alfreton Town on loan.

The England Under 19s shot stopper will link up with Conference Premier side until Tuesday 26th March.

Pickford, a graduate of the club's Academy, made his first-team debut last summer in a pre-season game in South Korea.

Alfreton are currently 17th in the top tier of non-league football and host Hyde United tonight.