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Dunn Keen On Burnley Survival!!

Blackburn Rovers midfielder David Dunn has revealed that he's hoping that Burnley can avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Dunn scored the winner from the penalty spot so he proved the match winner, however, the midfielder (who felt we deserved to win) was quick to praise the defensive display.

Dunn told Sky Sports: "As a team we defended really well - the back four with Chris Samba and Phil Jones particularly were outstanding.

"Once we got the goal that changed things and we could sit back and wait for them to make mistakes and counter-attack them.
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Despite Burnley being our fierce rivals and looking relegation squarely in the eyes the former England International hopes that they avoid relegation.

He added: "I genuinely do hope Burnley go on a little run now and nick a few wins."

It's always nice to have local derbies, so from that viewpoint I understand what Dunny is saying, however, personally I can't say that I'll be hoping for them to avoid relegation even if I might not (at the same time) be desperate for them to go down.


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 28 2010

Time: 5:26PM

Your Comments

thankyou mr dunne im hoping you have done us a big favour today, hull will stay up
hythe tiger
forgot to say blackburn have had a great run and clubs like you give us smaller clubs hope. enjoy the rest of the season hope you finish top ten.
hythe tiger
cheers Tiger!!!! nice words indeed - it is Dunn though not Dunne!!!
Mikey Delap
I hope Burnley stay up to - that way, we're guaranteed another 6 points next season!
FreidelNo.1
And Newcastle are coming back up as well by the looks of things... There is 12 points right there ;)
Mikey Delap
16 points from 18 against the lancashire rivals!!!! lets hope they all stay up, and Preston North End and whoever else is local find their way up to the prem!
sasman
Blackpool and Preston to get promoted as well! Lets get those points on the board!! lol
Mikey Delap
acci stanley :D, can see where he is coming from, another 3 goals for him next season if they stay up, maybe more!
LHrover
 

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