Date: 19th February 2015 at 2:38pm
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Blackburn Rovers’ youngster John O’Sullivan has joined Barnsley today on a loan spell for one month.

The 21 year old midfielder has joined us until Saturday March 21 and is a versatile attacking midfielder who has come through their Academy ranks.

He was one of the stars of their under 18 team that made it to the final of the FA Youth Cup in 2011-12 and he made his first team debut for them as a second half substitute in the game against Birmingham City at the end of last season.

At the start of the season he completed a loan move to League Two Accrington Stanley and stayed their for the full compliment of 93 days, scoring twice on his debut and twice more in a total of 13 appearances.

He’s also a regular youth international for the Republic of Ireland, and has been capped at their under 21 level.

For his spell with us he has been handed the No 31 shirt.