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Rooks swoop for Pompey midfielder Branford

Lewes loan signing George Branford (left) in action for Portsmouth's development squad (Picture: Southend United FC)

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Lewes have signed teenage midfielder George Branford from Portsmouth on a one-month loan deal.

The Sussex-based 19-year-old is a first-year professional at Fratton Park and, while he has yet to make a competitive senior appearance for Pompey, he did appear for the first team during their pre-season campaign.

As well as playing for Portsmouth’s development squad, Branford has had a taste of senior men’s football at Southern Premier League side AFC Totton this season, making six appearances and scoring one goal.

Branford (pictured above, left)¬†links up with his Pompey team-mate Jack Maloney at The Dripping Pan ahead of Saturday’s trip to Lowestoft.

Date posted: March 14, 2014 | No Comments »

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