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Rovers To Be Beaten To Smithies?

Rovers To Be Beaten To Smithies?

Blackburn Rovers are understood to be one of several clubs that will be beaten in the battle to land Huddersfield Town's teenage goalkeeper Alex Smithies.

19-year-old Smithies is understood to be on the verge of completing a £2 million move to Everton, who have reportedly beaten us, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur to the signing of the highly-rated youngster with Goodison Park understood to be Smithies preferred destination.

With Sam Allardyce taking a goalkeeper on trial recently and with these rumours of an interest in Smithies (who has represented England at various Youth International levels) it seems as though Allardyce isn't happy with his goalkeeping options at Ewood Park, however, is Big Sam just looking for cover and competition for Paul Robinson or is he looking to replace Robbo, as it is understood (and constantly reported) by the media that he is???


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Writer:Walker
Date:Thursday May 7 2009
Time: 9:17AM

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How many goalkeepers do we need? Don't we have some Austrian guy on trial already, plus 3 decent keepers at the club?
Blue_Canoe
07/05/2009 09:32:00
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How many goalkeepers do we need? Don't we have some Austrian guy on trial already, plus 3 decent keepers at the club?
Blue_Canoe
07/05/2009 09:32:00
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Strange this one, if this is true maybe Bunn and/or Brown might be leaving?
Mikey D
07/05/2009 09:54:00
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Strange this one, if this is true maybe Bunn and/or Brown might be leaving?
Mikey D
07/05/2009 09:54:00
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your not getting him lads
terrier09
07/05/2009 10:19:00
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your not getting him lads
terrier09
07/05/2009 10:19:00
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£2mill is a lot for a 19 year old keeper from Huddersfield. I think Bunn adn Brown will be leaving though.
roverjoy
07/05/2009 10:26:00
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£2mill is a lot for a 19 year old keeper from Huddersfield. I think Bunn adn Brown will be leaving though.
roverjoy
07/05/2009 10:26:00
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I've always fancied Fielding in the longer term. I'm confused why we'd be buying another keeper unless Big Sam saw him as a real bargain for the future
Money4midfield
07/05/2009 11:25:00
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I've always fancied Fielding in the longer term. I'm confused why we'd be buying another keeper unless Big Sam saw him as a real bargain for the future
Money4midfield
07/05/2009 11:25:00
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