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The Five Most Bizarre Failed Transfers Of All Time

The transfer window provides us with some form of entertainment while we wait for Premier League football to return. This year’s market is sure to see records broken, big-money moves and the annual one or two surprises. For your amusement, we’ve compiled a list of the five most bizarre potential transfers of all time. Could you imagine if these moves …

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Anthony Stokes Could Be Back Playing In The Champions League If Touted Move Materialises

WIGAN, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Anthony Stokes of Blackburn Rovers gets away with the ball during the Sky Bet Championship League match between Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers at DW Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Daniel Smith/Getty Images)

Anthony Stokes could be a about to put his Blackburn Rovers nightmare behind him with a potential transfer to Polish League leaders Jagiellonia Bialystok on the cards The Independent have reported that the Dubliner could be on his way to Poland with Champions League football a realistic possibility for next season. The striker, who has represented Celtic in the competition previously, …

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Leicester Beware: What Happened Next For Blackburn Rovers’ 1995 Premier League Winning Side

Leicester City are seemingly on the threshold of a shock Premier League title win. Today came the news that manager Claudio Ranieri would be willing to relinquish star midfielder N’Golo Kanté. Since the beginning of Leicester’s serious title challenge fans and pundits have feared a mass clear out of players to bigger clubs. Ranieri’s comments could well be the first …

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Roy Keane Admits To Hiding From A Liverpool Legend Once Upon A Time

31 Mar 2001: Patrik Berger of Liverpool is tackled from behind by Roy Keane of Manchester United during the FA Carling Premier League match played at Anfield in Liverpool, England. Liverpool won the game 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Gary M Prior/Allsport

It’s hard to envisage the type of character that would put fear into Roy Keane, but it appears Kenny Dalglish had just that effect following Keane’s snub of Dalglish when he had a change of heart over a proposed move to Blackburn Rovers in 1993. Having arrived in England under the tutelage of Brian Clough at Nottingham Forest in 1990 from …

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Premier League Heroes: Dwight Yorke

Dwight Yorke is this week’s Premier League hero. Dwight Yorke was a huge name in the Premier League from the early 90s right up until 2005 when he left for Australia, returning to English football once again however in 2006 when he joined Sunderland. Yorke played a total of 15 seasons in the top flight with Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn …

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Premier League Heroes: Craig Bellamy

Today’s Premier League hero needs no introduction, he is one of the most well-known strikers to have graced the modern age of top flight English football, partly down to the amount of clubs he has been at over the years and partly due to his goalscoring exploits. Craig Bellamy enjoyed a long career in English football as he played with …

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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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Premier League Heroes: Alan Shearer

This week’s Premier League Heroes column is dedicated to Geordie legend Alan Shearer who spent his career in the Premier League playing for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers before going back to the North East to become a Newcastle United legend. Shearer is a great example of the classic English striker who lacked pace but made up for it in strength and physical stature. The …

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