BREAKING NEWS: Dagenham & Redbridge swoop for Bristol City striker Akinde

Young forward signs on loan until the end of the season

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed Bristol City striker John Akinde on loan for the rest of the season.

Akinde joined the Ashton Gate club from Ebbsfleet in August 2008 for �140,000 after coming through their youth system.

He scored ten goals in 28 league appearances for the Kent side and also won an FA Trophy winners medal.

Akinde scored on his debut for Bristol City in a 2-2 draw against Plymouth Argyle. Since then he has had loan spells at Wycombe Wanderers (twice), Brentford and Bristol Rovers.

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He played against the Daggers earlier in the season for the latter in a 3-0 win for the Pirates.

More to follow.

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