Accrington Stanley sign Colchester's Tom Bender on loan

Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley have completed the loan signing of Tom Bender from Colchester United.

The defender will stay at the Crown Ground until the end of the season.

The 18-year-old, who can play at centre-back or left-back, made his debut for the U's aged just 16.

Bender has represented Wales at a number of different youth levels and is eligible to play in the FA Cup and Johnstone's Paint Trophy during his stay with the Reds.