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16 October 2012

Jimmy Spencer joins from Huddersfield Town

Brentford Football Club are set to complete the loan signing of James Spencer from Huddersfield Town.

Subject to the completion of formalities, the 20-year-old striker will join The Bees on an initial one-month loan deal.

The striker, known as Jimmy, came through the ranks at Huddersfield and turned professional in the summer of 2010.

He spent the past two seasons on loan at Morecambe and Cheltenham Town before breaking in to the First Team picture at Huddersfield this season, making appearances in the Capital One Cup and the Championship.

Mark Warburton, Brentford FC Sporting Director, said: “Jimmy is a talented young player.

“He has performed well and scored goals in League Two and is producing impressive performances at Development Squad level.

“We had to fight off stiff competition from other League One clubs to get him to Griffin Park.

“Everyone is looking forward to working with Jimmy and seeing him in a Brentford shirt.”

Jimmy started 20 League Two games for Morecambe during the 2010/11 season and scored eight goals for the Lancashire side.

Last season he was part of the Cheltenham team which reached the League Two Play-Off Final and started 27 games league games, scoring ten goals.

Jimmy will remain at Griffin Park initially until November 21.

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