Crystal Palace can confirm that striker Simon Thomas has joined Steve Staunton's Darlington side on a three month loan deal, which will expire on the January 2nd.

Mick Jones spoke exclusively on the subject on the club's Friday Preview programme of how a potential deal with the League Two club was in the pipeline and Crystal Palace can now confirm that a loan deal has been finalised.

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