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Vanarama National League club Torquay United have announced that centre-back Axel Óskar Andrésson has joined on loan from SkyBet Championship side Reading.

Andrésson, 19, joins on a month`s loan deal having been coached by Torquay`s assistant head coach Martin Kuhl at the Reading academy.

He also played under Torquay head coach Gary Owers in a loan spell at National League South outfit Bath City last season.

He signed for Reading from Icelandic team Afturelding and joins former Royals defender and fellow Icelander, Ívar Ingimarsson, in playing for United.

Ingimarsson made four appearances for the club on loan from ÍBV in 1999, scoring one goal.


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Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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