Wakefield striker Johnson seals Yeovil loan switch

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FORMER Nostell MW striker Oli Johnson has completed a one-month loan move to Yeovil Town from Norwich City.

The former Horbury High School pupil, who secured a dream move from the Northern Counties East League to the Football League with Stockport County before being snapped up by the Canaries, has failed to make a league start for the Championship club this season.

And City boss Paul Lambert has allowed the Wakefield striker, 23, a move to the League One side to get more first-team football.

Johnson, who has made six substitute appearances for Norwich this season, was thrown straight into Yeovil’s squad as an unused substitute in their 1-0 victory at Swindon Town on Saturday.

He’s expected to get more game time in the coming weeks as Yeovil aim to haul themselves out of the League One relegation places.

Johnson turned professional in 2008 after his top-drawer performances for Nostell caught the attention of Stockport.

And after continuing his progression, the Canaries snapped the striker up and he helped them to promotion from League One last season. See Friday’s Wakefield Express Sport for all the latest sports news from around the district.