Stevenage make first January signing as Tom King joins from Millwall

PUBLISHED: 16:41 04 January 2018

Stevenage have signed Millwall goalkeeper Tom King on loan until the end of the campaign.

Stevenage have signed Millwall goalkeeper Tom King on loan until the end of the campaign.

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Stevenage have completed the loan signing of goalkeeper Tom King from Sky Bet Championship side Millwall.

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The 22-year-old has joined Boro on a temporary deal until the end of the season – signing a new contract at The Den before making the move – and will provide competition for number one, Joe Fryer.

King has played against Darren Sarll’s side this season, keeping a clean sheet as his parent club beat Stevenage 2-0 in the EFL Cup back in August.

The goalkeeper made a total of 17 appearances for the Lions last season – 11 of those in League One as Millwall earned promotion to the Championship – having spent the 2015/16 season on loan at Welling United and Braintree Town.

King also has one appearance for the England U17, playing alongside now Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw in a 1-0 defeat to the Czech Republic back in 2011.

The loan move will see him link up with former Millwall team-mate Joe Martin at the Lamex.

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