Young PNE midfielder joins Bamber Bridge on loan

Preston North End have allowed young midfielder Oscar O'Neil out on loan to Bamber Bridge.

Wednesday, 6th September 2017, 6:07 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 11:58 am
Oscar O'Neil

The 17-year-old has joined Brig on a month's loan initially and goes straight into the squad for this weekend's NPL First Division North fixture against Colne at Holt House.

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O'Neil is the son of former PNE favourite and ex-Scottish international Brian, who played for North End between 2003 and 2006.

An energetic midfielder with both attacking and defensive instincts, O'Neil skippered PNE's Under-18s team in a number of games last season.