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Tugay Signs On For One More Season

Tugay has signed a new one year deal at Ewood Park which will include a new coaching role as well. He turns 38 in the summer but is still one of the finest passers of this generation and a true Rovers great.

The 37-year-old midfielder has been a massive success at Blackburn since his 1.2 million move (what a bargain!) from Rangers back in the summer of 2001, yet his existing deal was set to expire this summer as it has the last few summers.

However, Rovers have handed Tugay a new one-year contract to remain at 'home' and he will also take on a coaching roles at the club which could further extend his stay beyond next summer which is news to delight the rovers faithful.

Keep the good news coming guys.




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Writer: Mikey Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 21 2008

Time: 1:12PM

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Kind of suprised there hasnt been an article about it already but thought I'd just pop one on there when I was free. GREAT NEWS.
MikeyGamst
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21/05/2008 13:14:00

Beat me to it Mikey. Yes great news, just read the article on the LET site, very happy!!!!
BomBom
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21/05/2008 13:25:00

Brilliant news. 2 more years as a coach and we might even see a Turkish themed testimonial at Ewood! I'll get the Falafels.
Blacheburne
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21/05/2008 14:15:00

...actually, what on earth else is big in Turkey apart from Falafels, Turkish Delight and Fighting?
Blacheburne
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21/05/2008 14:16:00

I think this is great news and to add the coaching aspect is genius, the young midfielders at Rovers should now learn all they can from Tugay, I suppose this also includes the likes of Vogel, Dunn etc, cos u can always keep learning
Clint
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21/05/2008 14:32:00

He could teach most people to be fair...
MikeyGamst
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21/05/2008 15:49:00

I read somewhere that the plan was to promote him through the ranks of coaching. However, I think it will be difficult to keep him after his playing days are over, as he has expressed a desire to return back to Turkey. However, if I were a betting man, I'd put a cheeky couple of quid on Tug's becoming manager of Blackburn within the next 5 years
Decimus Poole
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21/05/2008 15:59:00

Great player but at 37 can he cope with another season? Balckburn need another midfielder why dont they try and get Sidwell or Darren Fletcher
redandwhitestripemad
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21/05/2008 16:00:00

Because neither of those are in the same League as Tugay my good man. He will be used sparingly but Dunn, Vogel, Reid, Axe and emo are capable centre mids. One more attacking minded midfielder and I reckon we;re good to go.
MikeyGamst
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21/05/2008 16:40:00

Agreed. A young creative midfielder and an attacking RB and i think we will be fine
del
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22/05/2008 23:24:00

one more season - it'll be time for his pension!
merlin
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26/05/2008 19:14:00

 

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