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NEWS | YAKUBU JOINS MARTYRS ON LOAN DEAL
15 Nov 2019, Friday

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Gavin Williams has added to his defensive options with the loan signing of Ismail Yakubu from Hayes & Yeading.

Joining at the start of the season, Yakubu has featured across the football league for the likes of Newport County, AFC Wimbledon, Luton Town and Barnet before entering his way into non-league football after suffering anterior cruciate ligament injury.

However, he has gone onto make further appearances in the non-league featuring for National League South side Hemel Hempstead. Kingstonian and currently Hayes & Yeading,.

The 34-year old will now join The Martyrs until January 2nd 2020 subject to international clearance.

Speaking on the signing, manager Gavin Williams said: "To have a defender of his experience to join Merthyr is a massive boost, especially with all the injuries that are affecting our numbers in defence".


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