Cherries: Lumley to stay until end of season

16 April 2011 07:00
MANAGER Lee Bradbury has invited goalkeeper Billy Lumley to join Cherries in training until the end of the season.[LNB] Lumley has impressed Bradbury and Cherries goalkeeping coach Neil Moss during a trial.[LNB] The 21-year-old is currently registered to Jerez Industrial through the Glenn Hoddle Academy's links with the Spanish club.[LNB] Lumley turned out for Cherries in a friendly at Reading last month and also featured in this week's practice match against the Hoddle Academy.[LNB] Cherries recalled Dan Thomas from a loan spell at Dorchester following the recent departure of Jon Stewart and Bradbury will be looking to bolster his resources for next season.[LNB] Bradbury said: Billy is going to train with us for the rest of the season so we can have a closer look at him. We need to bring in another keeper and he was recommended to Mossy.[LNB] We have liked what we have seen so far.[LNB] Lumley started his career in the youth ranks at Wolves before joining Hoddle's Academy in 2008.[LNB] Following an unsuccessful trial at Brentford, he eventually joined Northampton and made two league appearances.[LNB] Meanwhile, Bradbury and Joe Roach are next week set to make decisions on the futures of the club's second-year apprentices.[LNB] Bradbury has been monitoring the seven youngsters in training and in reserve games and will decide their respective fates following consultation with Roach.[LNB] The players concerned are Harry Bell, Paddy Hester, Shane Murphy, Alex Parsons, Tom Strong, Dan Strugnell and Matt Vokes.[LNB]

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