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LOAN UPDATE: Hodson Extension

Posted: Tue 08 Jan 2013
Author: Club Journalist
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A run-down on which Watford players are on loan and where - as we head into the January transfer window...

Update Tue Jan 8, 12.50pm
LEE HODSON is to remain with League 1 promotion hopefuls Brentford until the end of the 2012/13 season, after extending his loan with Uwe Rosler's Bees.

THE numbers in Watford's squad have meant loans out being a sensible option to get first-team football for many, however with January providing something of a break-point for many loan spells, here's a run-down on which Hornets are currently plying their trade elsewhere in the UK football scene:

Britt Assombalonga - Southend United: The striker extended his loan terms last month to remain with the League 2 promotion-chasers until the end of the season.

Matt Bevans - Chesham United: Having recently extended his professional contract to the season's end, the defender is on loan at Southern League Chesham United until January 30.

Steve Beleck - Stevenage: The big striker has moved into League 1 loan until the end of the season, linking up with ex-Hornets' youth-team coach Gary Smith at Stevenage.

Lee Hodson - Brentford: The versatile full-back played for the Bees in Saturday's FA Cup Round Three and will remain on loan at Griffin Park until the end of the season.

Stephen McGinn - Shrewsbury Town: The Scottish midfielder debuted from Graham Turner's League 1 Shrews on January 5, and will remain on loan until the end of this season.

Piero Mingoia - Accrington Stanley: The midfielder's loan with League 2 Stanley officially ends on January 18.

Adam Thompson - Barnet: February 1 is the date set between the Hornets and the Bees for the end of the home-grown defender's loan spell at Underhill.

Aaron Tumwa - Wealdstone: The centre-half or left-back, a Hornets' first-year professional, is following a well-trodden path - on loan at our Ryman League friends Wealdstone until January 19.

The editorial team will continue to update this article throughout January, as and when permanent or loan transfers involving the Hornets are confirmed.