Young midfielder Harvey Gregson has been loaned out to local side Bamber Bridge with the aim of gaining valuable first-team experience.

The 19-year-old joined the Northern Premier League Premier Division outfit for an initial month, and made his Brig debut in Saturday’s 4-2 away win at Scarborough Athletic, impressing in the heart of the midfield. 

Jamie Milligan’s side have made a positve start to the new season, currently sitting fourth with 17 points from 8 games. 

Discussing the loan, Coasters assistant manager Nick Chadwick said: ”Harvey’s done really well since joining us in pre-season and proven that he is capable of handling senior football. We feel that exposing him to this at Bamber Bridge will enhance his development as a player and provide him with valuable experience.

“Bamber Bridge are a good footballing side, blessed with talented young players and have a good person in Jamie Milligan in charge. 

“We’re confident that Harvey will be a success during his loan, and the plan will be to get out and track his progress over the next month.”

Everybody at AFC Fylde would like to wish Havery the very best of luck during his time with Bamber Bridge.