'I was texting him' - League Two player reveals exchange with Sunderland player on deadline day

The Black Cats are set to face Accrington Stanley at the Stadium of Light this Saturday.

Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 11:00 am

That’s after the Wearsiders last won against Wycombe Wanderers in League One with a brace from Ross Stewart and a goal from Elliot Embleton.

Sunderland, though, enjoyed last weekend off due to international call-ups after the clash with Sheffield Wednesday was postponed

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Referee Paul Howard shows a yellow card to Jack Diamond of Harrogate Town during the Sky Bet League Two match between Mansfield Town and Harrogate Town at One Call Stadium.

Harrogate Town player talks Jack Diamond loan

Harrogate Town’s Jack Muldoon as expressed his delight at the club’s re-capture of Sunderland attacker Jack Diamond on loan.

Diamond re-joined joined Harrogate on deadline day until the end of the current campaign.

The attacker helped the club win promotion from the National League at the end of the 2019-20 season

The talented winger signed a three-year deal earlier this year to secure his long-term future on Wearside, but the Black Cats want to ensure his game time is not limited this season.

Sunderland concluded a deal for Bayern Munich winger Leon Dajaku on deadline day, which would have seen Diamond’s chances of regular football at the Stadium of Light reduced.

"I was texting him every minute to say I couldn’t believe he was coming back," 32-year-old Muldoon revealed.

"I thought when he left us the first time that was him gone, pushing on to League One and the Championship because he’s going to be that player.

“He goes either way now and he’s been with Sunderland, who aren’t really a League One club.”

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