Crewe Alexandra have confirmed that two of their young players are heading out on loan.
The club’s official website has confirmed that Owen Dale will join Witton Albion on a short term loan deal.
Meanwhile, striker Daniel Udoh has had his loan at Halesowen Town extended for a further month.
And in other news, Oliver Finney has had to return from his loan with Halesowen Town due to injury.
Finney, a young midfielder, had been on loan at the seventh tier side alongside Udoh but he has sustained an injury which will see him return to the League Two club.
Udoh will remain with the non-league club, though, after extended his loan spell by a further month.
The youngster has been in fine form in front of goal for Halesowen and scored twice against Stourbridge recently.
Owen Dale is also set to spend the next month away from Gresty Road on loan.
The winger joins Witton Albion for a month, who also play in the same division as Halesowen.
Meanwhile, Will Jaaskelainen, son of former Bolton Wanderers, West Ham United and Finland goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen, is still out on loan at Nantwich Town and could start between the sticks against League Two outfit Stevenage in the FA Cup today.
Loan spells are going to help these young players develop into better players.
Crewe have an excellent record of producing good players from their academy.
These youngsters could be the next to progress into the first team and more senior football allows them to develop their game in a competitive environment.
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