Date: 23rd January 2014 at 7:21pm
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Following recent striker departures, manager Wayne Burnett has brought in Luke Norris from Brentford on a youth loan.

Norris comes pretty highly rated and as well as providing cover, he should give us another option in games and presumably he’s joined us for a month.

He joined Brentford back in 2010 on a Scholarship basis and made his debut for them as a substitute on April 30th 2011. The 20 year old was then very unfortunate and picked up an injury which kept him out of most of the 2011-12 season, but during the period he was fit, he played in seven reserve games and found the net four times.

He signed his first 12 month professional deal in April 2012 and he became the highest scorer in the Professional Development League Two South, as he found the net ten times in 18 appearances, with a further three strikes in the Middlesex Senior Charity Cup.

He made his full starting debut in September 2013 and his Brentford stats so far read four appearances and one goal as he found the net in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

He then spent a spell on loan at Northampton and in his debut for them, scored his first league goal against us of all teams. His time with them spanned 12 matches and he found the net five times.

He can consider his spell there unfortunate as they had players returning from injury so he was unable to build on his scoring run as he found himself out of the starting XI.

We have handed him the No 33 shirt and he is eligible for the game against Suncthorpe should our gaffer choose.

Speaking to the Official Site as the deal was announced, Burnett said of the capture.

‘He’s a player we’ve watched on a number of occasions. We believe he can come in and really bolster the group as well as give us more attacking options. We’ve played against him so we are fully aware of what he is going to bring us and we are looking forward to bringing him into the squad.’