Graham returns on loan from Everton

Tim ChannonFirst Team

 THE Seagulls have Wales Under-19 international James Graham back for a second spell on loan from Everton.
 The North Wales-born defender, who celebrates his 19th birthday on Saturday,  had a previous loan spell at the Bay cut short when he was selected by Wales for the UEFA  Under-19 qualifying tournament in Georgia in November,  where he played in all three games in six days against Georgia, Albania and Austria.
 He replaces Will Bell who has been recalled by his parent club Bala.
 Manager Kevin Lynch reports that Shaun Tuck won’t be involved in matches for the foreseeable future due to family and work commitments which have prevented him attending training and games.
   “We understand the problems Shaun has had, but I demand that players must train with the squad and be fully committed or else they won’t be considered for selection,” he said.
 “We’ve got strong competition for places now and we move forward with the lads who always attend training and have shown the commitment to the team that we require.
” Unless things change unfortunately Shaun won’t be considered for the foreseeable future.”
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 THE Reserves have a big  top of the table clash on Saturday against Trearddur Bay, which is being played at Bangor City’s ground with a 5.30pm kick off.
 Chris Thompson’s League leaders go into the game three points ahead of second-placed Trearrdur Bay with a game in hand and a superior goal difference.
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 THE board of directors wish to send condolences to kit man Mike Roberts and his family following the death of his mother-in-law.