FOOTBALL NEWS

27/08/2012 11:28, Report by Adam Marshall

Loans: Cofie's cracker

United's five loan stars continue their progress away from Old Trafford... 

Rookie striker John Cofie struck his first senior goal for Sheffield United as the Blades drew 1-1 with Colchester in League One.

The Reds youngster hammered a spectacular 30-yarder past Mark Cousins but spurned another chance as the Essex side hit back through Clinton Morrison.

"I should have scored another," Cofie told the Sheffield Star. "It was a bad miss but stuff like that happens. The more I play, the better I should get. I like to watch clips of people like Danny Wellbeck, Didier Drogba and Wayne Rooney on YouTube. I watch how they finish and how they get in the box. That’s how I try and get in the mood."

Hull City kept Charlton at bay in a goalless stalemate at The Valley with Ben Amos again enhancing his growing reputation in goal for Steve Bruce's Tigers.

The United keeper made some smart saves to keep a second clean sheet in three matches and told the Hull Daily Mail afterwards: "I feel great and I feel as though I’m growing with each game. If I was

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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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