Dele Adebola's Wrexham loan move gets Fifa green light

Dele Adebola

Wrexham have finally received international clearance for on-loan striker Dele Adebola.

The 37-year-old striker missed Wrexham's 1-0 win at Barrow as he had not gained international clearance in time.

Wrexham are still awaiting international clearance for loan signing David Artell from Northampton.

Player-manager Andy Morrell criticised "stupid" Fifa rulings after Adebola was ineligible for the game at Barrow.

Player movement between Welsh and English clubs must be agreed by the Football Association and the Football Association of Wales, then ratified by world football's governing body Fifa.

The Wrexham player-manager had been angered by a delay earlier in the season which held up the loan move of Bury striker Andy Bishop.

"It's ridiculous and it's not fair," Morrell said before Adebola's international clearance was granted.

"I'm just fed up of it because it happened with Bish [Bishop]. If we had Dele[against Barrow] we might have won handsomely, who knows?

"Newport are in the same position and I think something needs to be done. But nobody's going to hear us shouting from down here in the Conference are they?"

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