County snap up midfield signing

NEWPORT County have signed up Colchester United midfielder Alex Gilbey on loan until the end of the season.

The former youth team captain, 18, recently signed a two-year professional contract with the Essex outfit who confirmed the move yesterday afternoon.

There has been no official announcement from Newport, but the player himself retweeted Colchester's announcement on the social media site Twitter.

They commented: "Midfielder Alex Gilbey is set for his first loan spell, joining Newport County until the end of the season.

"Alex will have up to ten games at Newport, who currently sit in the playoff spots in the Blue Square Premier with Gateshead first up."

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2:22pm Wed 27 Mar 13

larneman says...

Sounds good to me as some of the players are bound to need a rest.
Sounds good to me as some of the players are bound to need a rest. larneman

6:03pm Wed 27 Mar 13

lowandhardandinthecorner says...

Welcome to the port, Alex, help us win our way back to the league!
Welcome to the port, Alex, help us win our way back to the league! lowandhardandinthecorner

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