Bradford (Park Avenue) have today extended the loan of Chris Dawson to Grantham Town.
Dawson was sent out on loan to regain match fitness and play significant match minutes at “The Gingerbreads” and has strung together some excellent performances over the past month. With a fully fit squad putting together an unbeaten run at Horsfall , Mark Bower has agreed to extend the loan deal with Grantham whilst including an emergency re-call clause.
News of Dawson’s extension comes as Bradford (Park Avenue) can also confirm that York City FC Loanee Macauley Langstaff has been recalled to his parent club at the end of his short loan spell at Horsfall.
Langstaff was a welcome addition over the past month and a credit to himself displaying great professionalism in a spell of strong performances. Mark Bower and the club were keen to retain the services of Langstaff for the remainder of the season however respect Yorks decision to re-call him. The club would like to thank Macauley for his attitude and commitment to “The Avenue” in his short loan period and also David Penney and the York City FC club.
Of the two loan decisions Mark Bower said
“Chris is getting good game time at Grantham which benefits all parties and we are now able to recall him when required “
“We are disappointed not to be able to extend Macaulay’s loan but thank him for his efforts whilst with us and wish him well for the future.”
Bradford (Park Avenue) continue to pursue recruitment targets looking to add depth to the squad in their bid for a successful play off campaign.
Avenue play their re-arranged fixture away to Spennymoor this coming Tuesday March 19th and have two huge home fixtures approaching as they welcome AFC Telford to Horsfall for Tuesday Night Football on March 26th and Alfreton Town on Saturday 30th just 4 days later. With a long spell between home fixtures the club is expecting good gates for both fixtures and are hopefully the local community will come out to support Mark and the team as a second play off battle in a row looms large for Bradford’s recently awarded” Team of the Year”