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Joshua King

BornJanuary 15, 1992

Joshua Christian Kojo King is a Norwegian footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers. His profile is that of a striker and wingr. He began his career with the local club, Romsås IL, at the age of 6, but signed for Vålerenga in 2006, when he was 14. King signed for Manchester United when he turned 16 in January 2008, and made his debut for the under-18 side in a 5–1 home defeat to Sunderland on 29 March 2008. He began the following season by scoring four goals in four matches as the Manchester United Under-17s won the 2008 Milk Cup. On 7 August 2010, King joined Football League Championship side Preston North End on a three-month loan deal, becoming Preston's 1000th player. His first goal for Preston came in his second match, a League Cup first round tie against Stockport County. He had earlier added an assist after running 60 yards down the right wing and crossing for Paul Hayes' second goal – the fourth of the match. In August 2011, King joined German club Borussia Mönchengladbach on loan for the duration of the 2011–12 season. On 16 January 2012, King joined Hull City on loan from Manchester United until 30 June 2012. On 22 November 2012, King joined Blackburn Rovers on loan from Manchester United until 31 December 2012. After scoring two goals in eight appearances, King joined Blackburn on a two-and-a-half-year contract on 2 January 2013.
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