Darlington extend loan of Oxford United's Ben Purkiss

Ben Purkiss
Purkiss previously played in the top flight of non-league football for York City

Blue Square Bet Premier side Darlington have extended the loan of Oxford United right-back Ben Purkiss for a further two months.

Purkiss, 27, has been ever-present for the Quakers since joining in August, making seven appearances.

The former York City defender joined Oxford in May 2010, and made 26 appearances for the club last season.

He started out at Sheffield United, and played for Gainsborough before the switch to York in August 2007.

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