Sheffield United bring in Kallio and Ikeme

By 27 November 2009 07:38
Sheffield United boss Kevin Blackwell has signed Fulham defender Toni Kallio and Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on short-term loans.

Thirty-three-year-old Kallio will remain at Bramall Lane until 23 December, with Blades boss Blackwell saying: "He's a big, strong player and the reports we've had on him playing for Fulham reserves suggest that he's done quite well."

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Of Ikeme, Blackwell added: "With Ian Bennett out for an indeterminate amount of time we had no other goalkeeper at the club apart from Mark Bunn.

"With seven games between now and the new year I couldn't afford to go into that period without another one in."

Source: DSG

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