Glenavon snap up Matthew Snoddy on fresh loan deal

Glenavon have secured a fresh loan deal for Matthew Snoddy from Crusaders.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 8:49 pm
Glenavon's Matthew Snoddy. Pic by Pacemaker.

The midfielder made six appearances for Glenavon ahead of last season’s coronavirus-led Irish League lockdown, following an initial loan switch from Seaview in January.

Now Snoddy will be back in Glenavon blue for the forthcoming Danske Bank Premiership campaign.

“He is someone we’ve been after for a while,” Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton told glenavonfc.com. “He’s someone who, for me, is at a good age.

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“He’s won trophies and we all saw what he is about last year.

“He’s good about the changing room as well, he works hard in training and he’s a positive influence about the place.

“We’re delighted to get him in.

“We’re light on numbers in that position at the minute so it’s good to get someone of his calibre in, albeit on loan for the season.”

The midfield area was one Hamilton proved keen to strengthen.

“We’ve got Michael O’Connor, ‘Snods’, Jack O’Mahony and Robbie Norton has been playing in there as well and done really well in pre-season,” said Hamilton on the official club website. “Jack is just back from a cruciate and Sammy Clinghan is injured with his calf so it’s nice to get someone in who is fit and ready to go, plus it’s good to get a bit of competition in the squad and that’s all we can ask for.”

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