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Macca Joins Burton Promotion Push

31 January 2013

Loan deal for Alex MacDonald

Alex MacDonald has secured a loan move to League Two promotion chasers Burton Albion.

The Clarets’ forward has joined the Brewers on a month’s loan as he seizes the prospect of first-team football.

MacDonald clinched his switch to the Pirelli Stadium after playing for Burnley’s Development Squad at Everton on Thursday morning.

And his move to Burton means a further taste of League Two action for the 22-year-old, who spent three months on loan at Plymouth Argyle earlier this season.

The former youth team player at Turf Moor made 17 appearances for the Pilgrims, including one in a defeat to Burton last November.

MacDonald – who has played 17 times for the Clarets, including two appearances at the start of the season – has also had previous loan spells at Plymouth, Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Falkirk.

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