Nick Townsend: Barnsley sign Birmingham goalkeeper on loan

Nick Townsend
Nick Townsend made 31 appearances in his previous loan spell at Lincoln City

League One side Barnsley have signed Birmingham goalkeeper Nick Townsend on a youth loan.

The 20-year-old, who has joined the Tykes until November, has yet to play for parent club Birmingham, but has appeared on loan for Lincoln City.

Townsend told the Barnsley websiteexternal-link: "I've been very impressed with the quality of the players recruited.

"This is a remarkable opportunity for me to progress at a big club in a very competitive league."

Barnsley begin their League One campaign away at Chesterfield on Saturday.

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