Mariners land young Blade
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Grimsby Town have signed Sheffield United defender Simon Francis on loan.Grimsby Town have signed Sheffield United defender Simon Francis on a month's loan.
The 20-year-old joins the League Two leaders after making just a single appearance for The Blades this season.
The former Bradford City man should make his debut for The Mariners when Grimsby host Notts County on Tuesday evening.
"Simon is another of our players that needs games and this will benefit him," Blades boss Neil Warnock told the club's official website.
"The bonus for us is that he will be back in our squad for the next round of the Carling Cup."