Pompey Academy duo extend Gosport Borough loans

Matt Mayes and Jordan Brooks have extended their loans at struggling Gosport Borough until the end of the season.

Tuesday, 13th March 2018, 12:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th March 2018, 1:55 pm
Jordan Brooks has extended his loan spell at Gosport Borough. Picture: Duncan Sheppard

The Pompey Academy duo moved to Privett Park in February on a month-long deal.

The pair have impressed during their time at Borough and have been kept around to help the club's fight to preserve their Southern League premier division status.

Alex Pike's side are rooted to the bottom of the table and are scrapping for their lives.

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Jordan Brooks has extended his loan spell at Gosport Borough. Picture: Duncan Sheppard

They are four points behind second-bottom Dunstable Town with just one game in hand.

Gosport have taken just two points from a possible 36 this year as the drop looms large.

Brooks has started Borough's past three games in centre midfield.

Mayes has also grabbed minutes both from the start and off the bench.

Jordan Brooks has extended his loan spell at Gosport Borough. Picture: Duncan Sheppard

Although the fledgling pair have been thrown into the deep end at Privett Park, the Blues' youth boss, Mark Kelly, told the News last week he believes they are relishing the challenge. Brooks and Mayes are expected to be in Borough's squad for their clash at Bishops Stortford tonight.