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20/08/2012 09:37, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Loans: Fabio's false start

United's five loan stars begin the season for their temporary clubs... 

Fabio made a disastrous start to the 2012/13 Barclays Premier League season, losing 5-0 to Swansea City on his QPR debut at Loftus Road.

The young Brazilian full-back, on loan in West London until the end of the season, started the match alongside former Red Ji-Sung Park, though the pair could do little to prevent the rampant Swans from cruising to a thumping victory.

Two goals each for Michu and Nathan Dyer, plus another for Scott Sinclair, sealed a great start for new Swans boss Michael Laudrup and succumbed Mark Hughes’ men to the bottom of the table. Despite a spirited display, Fabio was also yellow carded by the referee.

In the Championship, Ben Amos kept a clean sheet on his Hull City debut as Steve Bruce’s men recorded a well-deserved 1-0 win over Brighton at the KC Stadium.

The promising Reds goalkeeper made several smart saves, including one from a powerful Kazenga LuaLua, during an accomplished display. Amos’ former

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Reds on loan

Barclays Premier League
Fabio - QPR

The Championship
Ben Amos - Hull City

League One
Reece Brown - Coventry City

League Two
Sean McGinty - Oxford United
John Cofie - Sheffield United

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