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Joshua King Biography

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.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Joshua King
Nationality Norway
Position Attacker
Last Club Manchester United
Shirt Number 21
Career
Clubs
Manchester United Aug 2009 - Jul 2010
Manchester United Feb 2011 - Jul 2011
Manchester United Jul 2012 - Nov 2012
Blackburn Rovers Jan 2013 - Jul 2015
Blackburn Rovers Nov 2012 - Jan 2013
Hull City AFC Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
AFC Bournemouth Jul 2015 - Present
Preston North End Aug 2010 - Jan 2011
Borussia VfL Mönchengladbach Jul 2011 - Jan 2012
Vauxhall Motors Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
Borussia Mönchengladbach II Jul 2011 - Jan 2012
National
Norway Under 19 Jun 2009 - Jun 2012
Norway Under 21 Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
Norway Jan 2012 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2009/2010 League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 9
Total 1 0 0 0 0 9
Manchester United
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Manchester United
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Blackburn Rovers
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Blackburn Rovers
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Hull City AFC
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AFC Bournemouth
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Preston North End
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Borussia VfL Mönchengladbach
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Borussia Mönchengladbach II
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National
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Norway Under 19
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2010 France UEFA U19 Championship 2 2 0 1 0 140
Total 2 2 0 1 0 140
Norway
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Norway Under 21
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Joshua King Latest News & Articles

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Messi, Ronaldo or Lewandowski? Who was the deadliest finisher in Europe this season?
With the summer transfer market looming, these highly efficient attackers will be on the radar of the game's biggest clubs
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 unexpected performers of the season
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 unexpected performers of the season
Chelsea's Victor Moses was one of the players who took everyone by surprise in the recent Premier League season.
EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
Top 10 sides of the Premier League analysed at the end of the season.
EPL 2016/17: Why is no one talking about Joshua King?
EPL 2016/17: Why is no one talking about Joshua King?
The Norwegian led Bournemouth to their highest-ever Premier League finish.
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 contenders for the Premier League Golden Boot
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 contenders for the Premier League Golden Boot
At least four players have a chance to win the Golden Boot on the final day of the season
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 3rd May 2017
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 3rd May 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
EPL 2016/17: Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea, 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea, 5 Talking Points
Chelsea battled hard to come victorious and take a firm grip on the title race.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth, 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth, 5 Talking Points
Liverpool dropped two points against Bournemouth at home in the Premier League as they aim to finish in the top 4 this season.
Manchester United rejects XI in the Premier League
Manchester United rejects XI in the Premier League
Plenty of players have left Old Trafford, but few have managed to enhance their reputation in the Premier League.
EPL 2016/17: Team of the Week, Gameweek 28
EPL 2016/17: Team of the Week, Gameweek 28
The best performers from a mini-gameweek.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth, 5 talking points
Manchester United fail to make much progress up the table.
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers, Gameweek 26
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers, Gameweek 26
We take a look at the top 10 attackers in the Premier League after Gameweek 26, with key players not playing due to the EFL Cup Final.
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 24
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 24
We take a look at the top 10 attackers in the Premier League after the completion of Gameweek 24.
EPL 2016/17: AFC Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: AFC Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal - Player Ratings
Player performances from the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal.
EPL 2016-17: Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal - 5 talking points
EPL 2016-17: Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal - 5 talking points
Arsenal avoid disaster with an epic comeback.
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