Henderson joins Ipswich on loan

  • Last Updated: October 16 2012, 16:00 BST

West Ham have allowed goalkeeper Stephen Henderson to join Ipswich on loan, the npower Championship club have confirmed.

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The 24-year-old stopper trained with his new team-mates for two days before signing a three-month deal on Tuesday afternoon.

Henderson told Ipswich's official website: "I've not played much football this season so when I was told I could go out on loan, my agent contacted Ipswich and once I knew they wanted me, that was it."

Town boss Paul Jewell added: "We're delighted to have Stephen here and he will add to the competition we have in the goalkeeping areas."

Henderson started his career at Bristol City in 2007 before joining Portsmouth in the summer of 2011, where his impressive performances attracted West Ham's attention.

He moved to Upton Park on loan in March before signing a three-year deal with the Hammers in the summer.


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