McDermott signs

Friday 31 January 2003

Fulham have signed Academy midfielder Neale McDermott from Newcastle United.

The young central midfielder will join up with his new Academy team-mates upon his return from Egypt, where he is currently with the England Under 18 side.

Speaking to Fulham Today, Academy Director, Steve Kean said:

"We're happy to have signed Neale McDermott. He's a very intelligent central midfielder and we're looking forward to working with him in the Academy."

In other news Academy player Stuart Noble has joined St Johnstone FC on loan until the end of the season.

Glyn Thompson will remain on loan at Northampton Town until 1st March.