Blackpool defender Ashley Eastham has joined npower League One outfit Bury on a six-month loan deal.

Eastham's arrival will boost the Shakers after they lost centre-back Mark Hughes to a hamstring injury which is expected to sideline him for around six weeks.

Eastham, a product of Blackpool's youth system, goes straight into Bury's squad for Saturday's home clash with Charlton.

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Ashley Eastham
League One
Mark Hughes
Mark Hughes
Charlton Athletic