Loan Watch: Young Saints in FA Cup action

By SFC Media time Mon 04 Dec Loan Watch
Photo by MK Dons | Ryan Seager

Saints loanees Olufela Olomola and Ryan Seager both helped their teams into the hat for tonight’s FA Cup third round draw over the weekend.

Striker Olomola played the full 90 minutes as Yeovil secured a second bite of the cherry against Port Vale. Jordan Green struck late for the Glovers to earn a replay after Tom Pope had opened the scoring on 63 minutes.

Fellow forward Seager went one better, featuring for just over an hour as MK Dons survived an early scare to eliminate National League outfit Maidstone United.

The Stones got off to a flying start at Stadium MK thanks to Magnus Okuonghae’s effort midway through the first half but the League One club fought back after the break, running in four second-half goals to ease into the next round.

In the Championship, Harrison Reed was unable to prevent his Norwich side from slipping to defeat Cardiff on Friday night.

The midfielder played the duration in the Welsh capital as goals from Joe Ralls, Junior Hoilett and Omar Bogle cancelled out Marco Stiepermann’s long-range strike to set a fourth consecutive win for the Bluebirds.

North of the border, Harry Lewis’ Dundee United returned to the top of the Scottish Championship with a 2-1 win over Dunfermline at Tannadice while Jordy Clasie helped Club Brugge recover from two goals down to earn a point against KAS Eupen in the Belgian Pro League.

Saints’ Sam Gallagher is set to feature in Birmingham City’s home clash with Wolves on Monday night.

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