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Bantams sign ex-Manchester United ace

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Burnley defender Richard Eckersley has completed a loan move to Bradford.

Eckersley, 21, who started out at Manchester United, could stay with the Bantams until the start of January.

Burnley manager Brian Laws said: "It's been difficult to get Richard games so this is a good opportunity for him."

He added: "He's going to a club that gets crowds of 10,000, so he'll be playing in a fantastic atmosphere at a good stadium. He's also going to play under an excellent manager in Peter Taylor so it's a good move all round."

Eckersley has had limited exposure at Turf Moor since arriving from Old Trafford in July 2009, making three cup appearances last season and figuring in a Carling Cup tie at Morecambe in August.

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