Watkins heads to Eastleigh on loan

Town midfielder Adam Watkins has joined Blue Square Bet South side Eastleigh on loan until the end of the season, writes Mike Simmonds.

The 21-year-old has made just nine appearances this season, his last coming in the 3-0 FA Trophy defeat to Grimsby Town.

Watkins has already had one loan spell this season that didn’t work out, when he joined Kidderminster Harriers, but will now join Town central defender Alex Lacey who is also on loan at Eastleigh.

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Luton boss Paul Buckle said: “Adam Watkins will go out on loan, we’re hopeful he’s going to Eastleigh.

“Alex has done well there and they took (Dean) Beckwith on a permanent, so Adam goes from now to the end of the season,

“All the players that I dont see figuring now are out which I think is healthy for the club.”

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