Crawley Town extend Liam Donnelly’s loan from Fulham

Crawley Town have extended defender Liam Donnelly’s loan from Championship club Fulham.

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Kgosi Ntlhe of Peterborough United battles with Liam Donnelly of Crawley Town - Mandatory byline: Joe Dent/JMP - 07966386802 - 11/08/2015 - FOOTBALL - ABAX Stadium -Peterborough,England - Peterborough United v Crawley Town - Capital One Cup EMN-150813-122844002

He came initially on a one-month stay but will now continue at the Checkatrade.com Stadium until January.

Yates praised the 19-year-old right back. He said: “He’s been great. He’s a really hard worker. Two or three of his performances have been really outstanding.

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“He realises now what senior football is about. The intensity League two is played at is different from the under-21s football we all go and watch.

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“He’s coped really well. He’s a real good character. He was a bit naive he got sent-off (for encroaching) when we have an unwritten rule once you’ve got a yellow card you don’t charge forward.”

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