Clarets Defender Joins Joey Barton At Fleetwood Town

Jimmy Dunne Joins Fleetwood Town On Season Long Loan

Burnley Football Club have today confirmed that defender Jimmy Dunne is returning to Sky Bet League One side Fleetwood Town on a season-long loan. The Clarets’ defender who spent the second half of last season on loan at Sunderland Football Club helping the Black Cats reachthe League One play-off final at Wembley.

And after returning to Turf Moor for the opening weeks of the current campaign, Dunne has now completed a temporary switch to the Highbury Stadium for the chance to gain further first-team experience.

Speaking about his loan move Jimmy Dunne said, “It’s been good to be back at Turf Moor and to learn from all of the top-class defenders. But it’s a good time to go out again and gain some further first team experience. I’m looking forward to the new challenge at Fleetwood Town and hopefully I can help them keep progressing in Sky Bet League One.”

The transfer window for Sky Bet League One and Two clubs closes at five o’clock on 2nd September and Dunne will stay with Fleetwood managed by former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton.

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