COWDENBEATH have announced a new signing this evening (Friday) from Dunfermline Athletic.

Sam Young has made the the short journey to Central Park on loan until the end of the season.

Speaking to the club, the centre-back, aged 17, revealed he was delighted to agree to the deal.

He said: "I'm excited to go out on loan to Cowdenbeath to personally kick on and earn myself some game time at a senior level, but more importantly to do my best to help the team out for the rest of the season."

Young has made two appearances for the Pars this season, both coming in the SPFL Trust Trophy; a 2-1 success over Celtic B, and a 4-2 defeat away to Dundee.

Cowdenbeath continue their Lowland League campaign tomorrow at home against Caledonian Braves.

Kick-off is 3pm.