Date: 23rd July 2011 at 4:20pm
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Wednesday manager Gary Megson has revealed that he’ll keep trialist Padraig Amond at the club for an extra week.

The Irish striker was due to return to Portugal, where he’s been playing his football, tomorrow morning but Megson will keep the 23-year-old at S6 for another week as he weighs up whether to sign him permanently or not.

The former Shamrock Rovers man arrived in Sheffield on Tuesday and was thrown straight into the squad that took on Rotherham United in a friendly later the same day.

He started the next match against Stocksbridge Park Steels the following day and also started in today’s 1-1 draw against Leeds United at Hillsborough.

Megson revealed the news straight after the clash with Simon Grayson’s men on BBC Radio Sheffield but admitted that he’s only ever taken one trialist on a permanent basis ad that it was a mistake.

Megson didn’t name the player or the club but revealed that he’d only signed on at the club to get his girlfriend into the country to go to university.