Football

Spurs recall defender from Blades

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Tottenham have recalled defender Kyle Walker from his season-long loan at Sheffield United.

Spurs bought the England Under-20 international from the Blades last summer, along with fellow full-back Kyle Naughton who left White Hart Lane for a loan spell at Middlesbrough on Monday, with Walker returning to Bramall Lane for the season.

According to the Coca-Cola Championship club's official website, the north London club contacted them 50 minutes before Monday's 5pm transfer deadline to exercise their right to recall the Sheffield-born player.

Although Blades staff attempted to dissuade Spurs, it was to no avail and Walker returned to the Barclays Premier League club.

The 19-year-old has been a stand-out performer for the Blades this year and an integral member of the squad who are pushing for promotion.

Walker has made 28 appearances back in South Yorkshire including two in the FA Cup meaning he would be cup-tied for the remainder of Spurs' cup campaign.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Football
Championship
Premier League
Sheffield United
Kyle Walker

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again