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Cheltenham sign Hammers defender

Northern Ireland's Billy McKay competes with Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson
Eyjolfsson (r) is an Iceland Under-21 international

Cheltenham Town have signed centre-back Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson from West Ham on a one-month loan.

The 19-year-old Iceland Under-21 man played alongside former Robins loanee Josh Payne in West Ham's reserve match with Portsmouth earlier this week.

Town defender Shane Duff was ruled out for six months with a Achilles injury earlier this week.

The Robins have also extended the loan of midfielder Sam Cox from Spurs for a further two weeks.

Eyjolfsson was part of the Iceland Under-21 team which won 6-2 in Belfast against Northern Ireland last month.



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