Minstermen land loan duo

On-loan Peterborough winger Alex Pritchard is set to have a scan

on an ankle injury sustained at the weekend.

Pritchard, who moved to London Road from Tottenham on transfer

deadline-day at the end of last month, is nursing a knock following

Posh’s 2-1 home win over Leicester on Saturday.

He will undergo an X-ray on the ankle on Tuesday when

Peterborough’s medical team will decide on the best course of


Pritchard is on loan with Darren Ferguson’s side until the end

of the season.

The 20-year-old has impressed for Spurs’ youth and reserve sides

but has yet to make a first-team appearance for the Barclays

Premier League club.

Burton captain McGrath has joined on a one-month loan deal while

Aldershot’s Rankine has returned to Bootham Crescent for the rest

of the season.

McGrath, 32, has made just one start for the Brewers since

recovering from a serious foot injury in November, so heads to York

in search of regular first-team football.

The move will see him link up with his former Tamworth boss Gary


The experienced midfielder has made 246 appearances and scored

19 goals for his parent club since joining them in the summer of


Rankine has found first-team football hard to come by in 2013

and was recently sent out on loan to Blue Square Bet Premier side


Rankine scored 24 goals in 103 games during a two-year spell

with the Minstermen from 2009 to 2011.

Meanwhile, York striker Jamie Reed has joined Cambridge on loan

until the end of the season.