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Rovers distance themselves from Heskey link

Blackburn Rovers are not after Emile Heskey.

There were reports in various media sources yesterday that Rovers had bid for the burly donkey but those reports seem somewhat wide of the mark.

Heskey is ready to leave Aston Villa and Rovers need a striker so it seemed a decent fit but the problem is that Rovers need goals more than anything else and with the greatest respect to Ivanhoe... he isn't a goal machine.

The pursuit of a striker is ongoing (hasn't it been like this all summer long?) but we are pretty certain here at Vital Blackburn HQ that the man in question is not the much maligned England 'legend'.

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The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 26 2010

Time: 8:28AM

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Personally I am not that keen on Emile. He is not what we need in my eyes...
Mikey Delap
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26/07/2010 08:51:00

I thought we were after a Goal Scorer?
mutts nutts
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26/07/2010 09:02:00

God am I relieved!
fransavarese
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26/07/2010 09:23:00

Oh the relief, we need a goalscorer afterall.
ITSALLROVER
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26/07/2010 16:24:00

We have better players who can do the same job as Heskey... thank the good Lord above this is only a rumour
retroflair31
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27/07/2010 04:12:00

Tell ya what - i'll throw in a set of butter knives if you guys take him off our hands ;)
thorpyuk
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29/07/2010 08:49:00

 

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