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Blake returns to Plantation Park

10 months ago By Norman Bygrave

Prolific striker signs loan deal until end of season

“When the chairman told me he might be available I thought it was a practical joke.” Steve Eastaugh
Norwich United have completed a transfer masterstroke for the final month of the season by
securing the loan signing of prolific Planter’s legend Matt Blake.
Blake who left Norwich for Leiston 2 seasons ago returns on a month’s loan to the club where he scored 112 goals in 148 games during a record breaking spell.
Blake who will go straight into the squad for tonight’s visit of Hertord at Plantation Park 7:45pm kick-off, became available after the arrival of former Lowestoft striker Jake Reed at Victory Road.
Planter’s manager Steve Eastaugh ‘When the chairman told me he might be available I thought it was a practical joke. We are getting a player we know really well, is prolific at scoring goals in the league above and is match fit as he’s been playing all season. His presence alone will be a huge boost to our group, going into a season defining month for the football club’.

Updated 14:44 - 17 May 2018 by Norman Bygrave

Where next?

Quartet commit to Planters Watts, Applegate and Jones all sign up for two years, one year deal for Eastaugh
Further fixture update Four games in eight days for Planters

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