Barnsley shot-stopper Luke Steele celebrated his 29th birthday on Tuesday and must have thought he was back to where he belongs - between the posts for the club’s first team.
The former Manchester United ace was dropped for 41-year-old Wigan Athletic loanee Mike Pollitt a few games ago, having shipped a hatful of goals in the team’s poor start to the new season.
But then Pollitt was ruled out for at least a month with a hamstring injury and returned to his parent club.
Fast forward to Thursday, however, and Barnsley signed Stoke City keeper Jack Butland on a three-month loan deal after Steele sustained a back injury in training.
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