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Ebbsfleet United extend Dagenham & Redbridge forward Alex Osborn's loan until the end of the Skrill South season

11 February 2014
by Steve Tervet

Alex Osborn (Pic Andy Payton)

Alex Osborn

Alex Osborn's loan spell at Ebbsfleet United has been extended until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old, contracted to League 2 side Dagenham & Redbridge, has been with the Fleet all season and has scored three goals in 28 appearances.

Osborn, used primarily as a right-winger by Fleet manager Steve Brown, originally arrived at Stonebridge Road on a three-month loan deal in August.

That was extended for a further three months in November and Osborn will now be with the club until May 10, meaning he could play in the Skrill South play-offs.

Meanwhile, Fleet midfielder Stacy Long is spending a second month on loan at Eastbourne Borough.

Long has made only six league starts for Ebbsfleet since re-joining the north Kent club in the summer.

And another of Brown's fringe players, winger Dominic Green, has joined fellow Skrill South side Whitehawk on loan for a month.

Long and Green's loan deals run until March 15.

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