Laird joins Walsall on loan

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Iron defender Scott Laird has signed for League One side Walsall on loan, following Rico Henry’s move to Brentford.

The 28-year-old joins the Saddlers until January.

He signed for United from Preston in the summer of 2015 and has made 39 appearances in all competitions for Scunthorpe, scoring twice.

Laird told Walsall’s official website: “I’m really pleased to be here.

“When it came up, I snapped the gaffer’s hand off and it was something I wanted to get done quite sharpish.

“Walsall have always played an attractive style and that was definitely something that encouraged me to come here”.

Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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