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Saunders Trying To Coax Legend Out Of Retirement

Interesting news to be filed under 'really?' is that Dean Saunders is making a serious push to get Tugay out of retirement and join his Wrexham side as the former Rovers coach looks for re-inforcement outside of the transfer window,

Rovers legend Tugay retired at the end of last season after 8 glorious years at Ewood Park and is now taking his coaching badges in an attempt to make a serious move into coaching (Note to Sam - Keep an eye out for when he is qualified).

But the Turk would be free to move back to a playing role as and when he deems fit as he is not bound by the transfer window as he is not registered to play for anybody - now it up to Dean Saunders, who worked with Tugay under Graeme Souness to convince Tugay Wrexham is the place to be.

A good story to kick off the day.

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 8 2009

Time: 9:33AM

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I dont mean this in a patronising way but would Tugay consider this?
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08/09/2009 09:35:00

If he could have a player/coach role maybe he could be tempted. A decent level to learn his trade. Saying that I dont see it happening.
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08/09/2009 10:35:00

Surely Notts County seems more realistic.
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08/09/2009 10:38:00

wasn't there rumours about this happening a few months back? I don't see Tugay giving up badges with city to go anywhere really, unless he misses playing too much and goes the player/coach route
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08/09/2009 11:48:00

Come again? I was pretty sure Tugay being at City was just a bit of speculation? Otherwise I'm pretty sure this and the Notts County attempts would be ridiculous if he was already in a job??
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08/09/2009 12:27:00

p.s. I know he was "translated" as saying he would join butI've yet to see anything official
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08/09/2009 12:30:00

Still could do with the legend around Ewood, look at the response he got against West Ham, our biggest cheer! Can't see this move materialising.
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08/09/2009 13:06:00

Wont happen, He will do his badges then back at ewood where he belongs.
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08/09/2009 14:25:00

I am fairly confident that when/if Rovers came calling he would more or less drop what he was doing and come to Ewood. One of the very few who would as well.
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08/09/2009 14:59:00

so what happened to the coaching job at Cit£h?
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08/09/2009 20:33:00

He is definitely at Man City doin his badges... i don't know the details though?
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09/09/2009 01:51:00

He's not on the coaching staff with Man City though is he? Maybe Big Sam could ask him to come back and play for us again!!
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11/09/2009 09:15:00


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