Jack Baldwin's loan takes another twist as Sunderland defender involved in dramatic afternoon

Sunderland’s loan contingent were in action once again this weekend – but how did they fare?

Sunday, 19th January 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 10:07 am

We take a look around the grounds:

JACK BALDWIN (SALFORD CITY)

After netting on his return to the Salford side last week, it was perhaps surprising to see Baldwin drop to the bench as the Ammies headed to Forest Green.

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Jack Baldwin

But he ended up playing a key role as he was introduced just after the hour mark, with Salford 2-1 up.

There was to be late drama though, with Ash Hunter and Richie Towell both seeing red - leaving Salford with nine men for the closing stages.

But thanks to Baldwin and co at the back, Graham Alexander’s side saw out a vital win.

JACK DIAMOND (HARROGATE TOWN)The young forward started once more for Harrogate as they beat Ebbsfleet United away from home.

Goals from Jack Muldoon and Connor Hall sealed victory - with Ebbsfleet going down to ten men after Jack Payne was shown a second yellow card for a foul on Diamond.

LEE CONNELLY (ALLOA ATHLETIC)

Connelly saw his potential debut blocked last weekend due to a waterlogged pitch, and was on the bench as Alloa played out a thriller with Inverness Caledonian Thistle - Callly running out 3-2 dramatic in the Scottish Cup.

JORDAN HUNTER (SOUTH SHIELDS)

Hunter played the full 90 minutes as Shields claimed a vital 2-1 win over promotion rivals Lancaster City - Jason Gilchrist netting both goals on the road.