Stevenage have signed Queens Park Rangers midfielder Michael Doughty on loan until January.
Wales Under-21 international Doughty has made one first-team appearance for his parent club, against Blackburn in the FA Cup in January 2011.
The 20-year-old played six games on loan with Scottish club St Johnstone last season, following earlier spells at Aldershot and Crawley.
"This is a very progressive club," Doughty told the Stevenage website.
"I think it's a club that can really push forward this season and aim for the playoffs and promotion.
"Personally I want to nail down a starting place and play as many games as I can. If we can pick up as many points in that time then I'll be delighted."