Gretna have swooped for Hull City midfielder Ben Wilkinson on loan until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old is the son of former Leeds manager Howard Wilkinson and recently had a trial with Blue Square Premier side York.

Wilkinson's contract with Hull expires in the summer and he follows Everton youngster John Paul Kissock and Sheffield United utility player Kyle Naughton in joining Davie Irons' side on a loan basis.