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Republic Of Ireland Legend Damien Duff’s Career In Numbers

Former Republic of Ireland star Damien Duff announced his retirement from professional football on Monday evening. The legendary Irish winger released the following statement, explaining why he had taken the decision to hang up his boots having begun his professional career back in 1996: “After much deliberation, I have today decided to bring my professional football career to an end,” Duff told Shamrock Rovers’ …

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5 Talking Points From Blackburn’s 4-1 Win Over Stoke City

Stoke City came in to today’s FA Cup fifth round clash as favourites but the Potters were simply swept away by Blackburn with the help of three Joshua King goals and a Rudy Gestede penalty to make the full-time scoreline 4-1. Here, Rob Lyons discusses five of the major talking points from today’s game. 5. Stoke City complacency  Stoke came into …

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Blackburn vs Stoke: FA Cup Upset Is On The Cards

Former Blackburn manager Mark Hughes returns to Ewood Park for today’s fifth round FA Cup clash with a host of injury concerns to contend with.  While Jonathan Walters is available after missing the mid-week game against Manchester City, the Stoke boss will have to plan without the services of playmaker Bojan and midfielder Stephen Ireland. Stoke must also face Blackburn …

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Premier League Heroes: Tottenham’s Brad Friedel

Today’s Premier League hero is Tottenham’s Brad Friedel, one of the most consistent and longest serving goalkeepers in the English game. Friedel is one of the longest serving Premier League players since he joined Liverpool in 1997 and then went on to have stints at Blackburn Rovers, Aston Villa and is currently at Tottenham Hotspur. The American shot-stopper has made …

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Shane Duffy Moves To Blackburn Rovers

Sky Sports have reported that 22-year-old Irish international Shane Duffy has signed for Blackburn Rovers after leaving Everton. The deal will run for three years.  Duffy joined the Liverpool club in 2009 as a youth but is now looking to take a step down in level to get some proper game time. He played all of last season on loan at …

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Hull City Looking To Sign Highly Rated Striker

With the recent departure of Shane Long to Southampton it now looks as though Steve Bruce will be looking to Blackburn for a replacement up front. Jordan Rhodes may be tempted away from Ewood Park with Hull offering £8 million plus add-ons, according to the Mirror. After a relatively successful season last year playing in 15 games and scoring four goals …

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World Transfer Records: Danny Shea to Blackburn Rovers (No.5)

Number five in our countdown looks at the move of Danny Shea to Blackburn Rovers in a world transfer record in 1913. Number 5 The world transfer record was broken twice within three months for roughly the same price during 1913. Danny Shea moved from West Ham United to Blackburn Rovers, while Tommy Barber left Bolton Wanderers to join Aston Villa. …

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