Stevenage bolster attacking options with signing of Northern Ireland international

PUBLISHED: 16:41 19 January 2017 | UPDATED: 16:52 19 January 2017

Josh McQuoid has joined Stevenage on loan from Luton Town. Picture courtesy of Stevenage FC

Josh McQuoid has joined Stevenage on loan from Luton Town. Picture courtesy of Stevenage FC

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Stevenage had moved to bolster their attacking signings by bringing in a Northern Ireland international.

Josh McQuoid has joined from neighbours Luton Town until the end of the season.

The striker, who can also play on the wing, has won five caps for ‘Norn Iron’ but is perhaps most widely known for his time at Bournemouth where he made over 100 appearances in two spells.

McQuoid, who also played for Millwall, joined Luton in 2015 and has scored seven goals in 43 appearances.

The move comes after loanees Harry McKirdy and Tyler Walker both returned to their parent clubs.

Stevenage manager Darren Sarll had hinted at a new signing earlier in the day.

Speaking to the Comet at the weekly press conference he said: “I don’t think you can ever have enough forwards. They’re mostly adaptable.

“They can play wide, they can play off the front and you can mess around with a centre-forward a bit more maybe than you can with a centre-half. There’s a good durability there because of their athleticism.

“It’s always an area we will look for and I don’t think we’ve had too may as proficient as Matty [Godden]. So trying to find some one to match and support that will always be very high on our agenda for recruitment.”

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