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Kightly Makes Burton Switch

31 January 2017

Michael Kightly has left Turf Moor to join Burton Albion on loan for the remainder of the season.

The winger has been allowed to join Nigel Clough's side for the chance of regular first-team football.

Kightly has been restrcicted to just one Premier League start for the Clarets this season in his nine appearances for Sean Dyche's side.

The 31-year-old joined Burnley from Stoke City on loan in September, 2013, making the deal permanent in June, 2014.

Kightly has since played his part in two promotion successes and now joins the Brewers to help their fight to stay in the Championship.

Youngster Brad Jackson has also been allowed to leave on loan to join Bangor City.

The winger, 20, will spend the rest of the season with the Welsh Premier League side.

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