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Striker Jamie Wootton has joined Skrill North side Gainsborough Trinity on a one-month loan from Sky Bet League Two side Scunthorpe United.

Wootton made his senior debut for the Iron in December 2012 during a 2-1 defeat to AFC Bournemouth and the youngster will be given the chance of first-team football at the Northolme.

The 19-year-old, who had a `work experience` loan at Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division side Frickley Athletic last season, has been likened to former England striker Michael Owen by Iron boss Brian Laws as he praised Wootton’s sharpness and eye for goal.

Wootton goes straight into Trinity`s squad for tomorrow’s FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round tie at Leamington.

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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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