Joe Ironside: Hartlepool sign Sheffield United striker

Joe Ironside
Ironside has made 23 appearances for the Blades

Hartlepool United have signed Sheffield United forward Joe Ironside on a one-month loan deal.

The 21-year-old has made 23 appearances in all competitions for the Blades, and was part of the club's FA Youth Cup final side in 2011.

He scored four goals in 16 games for Conference side Alfreton Town in a similar loan spell this season.

The Middlesbrough-born striker also spent time on loan at Halifax last term, where he scored twice.