Evo-Stik League South club Leek Town have signed young midfielder Tom Crawford on a month`s loan from Vanarama National League side Chester FC.
Crawford, 19, made his first appearance for the Chester senior side in a pre-season friendly against Burnley.
He hails from Blacon and joined the club at 15 having been released by Stoke City.
Crawford, who began his junior career at Blacon youth, is a central midfielder who was ever present for the Chester youth team last season as well as making a number of appearances for the first-team in behind closed doors friendlies.
He signed his first Blues professional contract in May 2017 and has just returned from a loan spell with Hallmark Security League Premier Division side Runcorn Town.