Glovers swoop for Spurs duo

19 March 2009 06:23
Yeovil have taken Jonathan Obika and Andros Townsend on month-long loan deals from Tottenham.[LNB] Both men will go straight into the Glovers' squad for their home date with high-flying MK Dons on Saturday.[LNB]Promising striker Obika was the top scorer for Spurs' academy side last season and has been among the goals for the club's reserves this term.[LNB]The 18-year-old was also handed a senior debut as a late substitute in a Uefa Cup clash with NEC Nijmegen in November.[LNB]His first full start also came in Europe, against Shakhtar Donetsk, and he impressed over the course of his first 90-minute run out.[LNB]Townsend, meanwhile, is a left-sided midfielder who was a regular in Spurs' U18 squad last season and travelled with the first team for a pre-season training camp in Spain.[LNB]He has won five caps with England's U16 side and was in Tottenham's senior squad for the Uefa Cup clash against Shakhtar in which Obika made his first start.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports