Clark returns to Oakwell

Chris Wood is prepared for a hostile reception from Millwall

fans when he lines up for Leicester his old club on Friday.

Wood was a prolific goalscorer for the London club during a loan

spell at The Den from West Brom earlier this season, netting 11

times in 19 appearances.

The New Zealand international striker had the chance to join

Kenny Jackett’s team on a permanent deal in January but instead

opted to remain in the Midlands and sign for the Foxes.

Ahead of the Championship fixture between the two sides at the

King Power Stadium, Wood said: “The reception might be one I won’t


“It is one of those things. It will be the first time in my

career I will have to deal with that, but I am looking forward to

the game.

“I did very well in the short time I was with Millwall. I made

myself proud. I put in the right performances and scored goals at

vital times.

“I was scoring goals and playing well down there and Leicester

took note of that. When they came in, I had to make a decision and

I chose Leicester.

“I could have joined Millwall permanently but when I weighed it

up, after speaking to the managers at Millwall and Leicester, I

just felt it was right here to give me an added chance to do


“It was my choice to join Leicester. I had the option of both. I

looked it over for a number of weeks and went back and forth on the

decision. But I knew my time here would be better and give me the

drive and ambition to take it on to the next level.”

The 24-year-old, back with the Pilgrims for a second spell, will

now be available for every match in their battle against relegation

to the Blue Square Bet Premier.

Reid, who has played 11 times for Argyle since initially making

the loan move in January, scored the first goal of that spell in

their 2-0 win at Southend last time out.

He played 25 times for the Glovers this season, scoring six

times, before heading out on loan.

Yeovil announced on Wednesday that Middlesbrough midfielder

Matty Dolan and Fulham defender Dan Burn will stay at Huish Park

until the end of the season.

The Jambos right-back, 26, has been out since rupturing his

cruciate knee ligament during an indoor training session last April

but has almost completed his rehabilitation.

“Jamie has come through two under-20 games, he played 60 minutes

in one and 75 in the other and looked really good,” said Locke.

“He has trained for a number of weeks so he will come into

contention for the squad for the weekend.”

Locke’s own career was disrupted by injury and thus he

empathised with the former Kilmarnock player’s frustration during

his spell on the sidelines.

He said: “I know exactly what he has gone through. Unfortunately

for me I was in the same position.

“It is a nightmare. You just want to get out on the pitch.

“He has had a couple of niggles which you will get being out as

long as he has, but he has worked really hard and hopefully he will

get his rewards before the end of the season in terms of he might

get a few first-team games.

“But he has been out for a long time so to do anything silly now

would be stupid of him.

“I think it is important that he gets a few games before now and

the end of the season, gets a good pre-season behind him and

hopefully we will see the best of him at the start of next


Clark, 19, made two appearances for Paul Cook’s side during his

month-long stay with the Spireites.

The player came on as a late substitute in the 1-0 home defeat

to Gillingham on February 23 before making his full debut for the

League Two club three days later in a goalless draw with Aldershot

at the Proact Stadium.

“I’d like to thank Barnsley for agreeing to the loan and I wish

Jordan all the best for the future,” said Chesterfield boss


Manchester City winger Alex Henshall, 19, has also returned to

his parent club after his loan spell with the Spireites came to an


Like Clark, the youngster made his first appearance for the club

as a substitute against Gillingham and started the Aldershot