Dundee sign keeper Simonsen

Dundee have signed Steve Simonsen as understudy to Robert

Douglas until the end of the season.

The former England U21 goalkeeper was with Preston North End

until January this season and arrives at Dens Park having

previously played for Everton, Stoke City and Sheffield United.

He joined the League One Lilywhites just before the start of the

current campaign, having been released by the Blades last

summer.

Simonsen made his first start in the Capital One Cup win over

Crystal Palace at Deepdale, going on to make a total of 16

appearances.

His last ended with him suffering a knee injury late on in the

Johnstone’s Paint Trophy defeat at Coventry City at the beginning

of 2013.

The Englishman tweeted: “Now that it’s official!! Cannot wait to

get going @dundeefconline looking forward to my time up

there!!”