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Loan Round-Up: Four points for Klose, clean sheet for McCallum

8 February 2021

It was a promising week for Norwich City’s defensive loanees at the start of February.

Timm Klose played 180 minutes across FC Basel’s double header last week, the Swiss Super League runners-up beating FA Lausanne-Sport 3-1 on Thursday and drawing 2-2 at home to FC Sion on Sunday.

Basel still have a lot of catching up to do though, as they’re ten points adrift of Young Boys at the top of the table.

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At Coventry City, Sam McCallum also played all of their two games last week, following a 2-1 defeat at home to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday with a clean sheet and a point in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at home to Watford.

The Sky Blues are now 19th in League One.

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Elsewhere in the third tier, Louis Thompson played the first hour of Milton Keynes Dons’ 3-0 loss at home to Sunderland in the Papa John’s Trophy quarter final on Tuesday.

The two sides met again on the weekend, Russell Martin’s side drawing 2-2 but Thompson going off injured in the 43rd minute.

MK Dons are now 16th in the division.

In Belgium, Waasland-Beveren lost 3-2 at home to K.V. Oostende in the round of 32 of the Belgian Cup, with Danel Sinani playing 84 minutes.

He came on in the 67th minute of their 2-0 defeat at home to Club Brugge on Saturday, which puts Waasland-Beveren 18th in the Belgian Pro League.

Queen of the South lost 2-1 at Alloa Athletic to go ninth in the Scottish Championship on Saturday as Aidan Fitzpatrick played 73 minutes.

Isak Thorvaldsson got 59 minutes under his belt for IA Akranes in Friday’s 5-1 defeat away to Breidablik in the Cup play-off final.

Finally, there was a cameo appearance for Tyrese Omotoye at Swindon Town, who came on in the 74th minute of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Shrewsbury Town. The Robins are now 21st in League One.

Players who weren’t included in matchday squads: Josip Drmic (HNK Rijeka), Philip Heise (Karlsruher SC), William Hondermarck (Harrogate Town), Rocky Bushiri (KAS Eupen), Akin Famewo (Charlton Athletic), Tom Trybull (Blackburn Rovers), Gassan Ahadme (Real Oviedo)

Players whose teams didn’t play last week: Dan Adshead (SC Telstar), Archie Mair (King’s Lynn Town), Joe Rose (Bury Town), Caleb Richards (Kidderminster Harriers)

Image credit: ©FC Basel 1893 / Luca Cavegn (Klose), (McCallum)

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