17 deals confirmed and a further four loans expire in a busy transfer window for Boro...
It proved a busy January transfer window at The Lamex Stadium with various players moving in and out of the club.
Below we've provided a round-up of all the action in a hectic first month of 2016.
Sunday 10th - Four loans expire
The January movements began with the loan spells of four players expiring. Jesse Joronen (Fulham), Jamille Matt (Fleetwood), Callum McFadzean (Sheffield Utd) and Armand Gnanduillet (Chesterfield) all return to their parent clubs. Gnanduillet (pictured above) would later join Leyton Orient permanently, just weeks after scoring twice against the O's for Boro.
Tuesday 12th – Ogilvie loan extended
Thursday 14th – Keane returns on loan
Experienced midfielder Keith Keane signed on a month’s loan
from Cambridge United. It’s the former Luton Town man’s second loan spell at Boro having made seven appearances last season whilst at Preston North End.
Friday 15th – One striker in, one striker out
Monday 18th – Cox returns on loan
Plymouth midfielder Lee Cox returned to Stevenage on loan until the end of the season
. The 25-year old, who previously won promotions with both Inverness and Swindon, made six appearances for Boro during a loan spell earlier this year.
Thursday 21st – Tonge signs new deal
Friday 22nd – Luke Wilkinson signs
Saturday 23rd – George Casey out on loan
Saturday 23rd – Petravicius signs on loan
Saturday 23rd – Zanzala arrives on loan
As the team-sheets were exchanged an hour before the Barnet home game we announced the loan signing of striker Offrande Zanzala
from Derby County. The highly-rated youngster has come through the ranks at Derby, finding the back of the net on a regular basis and helping the Rams to top the U21 Premier Division 2 table. His debut sees the youngster compete well against two established League 2 centre-halves and he is eventually subbed to a standing ovation.
Wednesday 27th - Hughes departs
Thursday 28th - McCombe the next to leave
Friday 29th - Cox signs permanently
Friday 29th - Jamie Jones arrives
Goalkeeper Jamie Jones became the final player to sign for Stevenage during the month of January, arriving from Preston North End
. The 26-year old has previously played 179 times for Leyton Orient.
Monday 1st February - O'Connor signs on the dotted line
The first news on Deadline Day was the permanent signing of Aaron O'Connor from Forest Green Rovers.
Monday 1st February - Hoban arrives on loan
Striker Pat Hoban became the second Deadline Day signing when he signed on a month's loan from Oxford United. The Irishman had been top scorer in the Irish Premier League for two seasons prior to his move to Oxford.
Monday 1st February - Hedges the last to arrive
Welsh Under-21 international Ryan Hedges became the final arrival in the transfer window when he agreed a one-month loan from Swansea City.