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The booing could be at an end

Rovers could soon be without the services of Keith Andrews as Nottingham Forest and their new boss Steve McClaren are set to swoop to end the mass booing of the former MK Dons man.

Andrews is, shall we say, not the most popular of chaps at Ewood Park and with his limited ability 2 million will probably be seen as fair value for man who is a definite trier but is somewhat short of Premier League class.

The Daily Mail is reporting - 'McClaren will swoop for 2million Republic of Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews from Blackburn and take on his compatriot Andy Reid on a free transfer from Sunderland.'

I am guessing this news will be met with the majority approving.

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The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 26 2011

Time: 8:40AM

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If we are going to shed the deadwood this is realistically where we need to start - despite the harshness of the treatment of Andrews.
Mikey Delap
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26/06/2011 08:44:00

While the booing was completely unacceptable and IMO would never have happened if he was signed from abroad and not League One, this is the best for all parties. We do need a clear out to make way for new signings and to blood the youngsters into the squad. Taxi for Grella, Rigters and Goulon?
ITSALLROVER
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26/06/2011 09:44:00

Finally, another one of Ince's flop signings going to be shown the door.
metalrover
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26/06/2011 10:25:00

Whatever people may think of Keith Andrews, he has always been committed, always given 100% and never once moaned or whinged, despite the boo boys. There are a few whingers who could learn a lesson in professionalism from him. Whatever happens I wish him all the very best
blue_n_white99
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26/06/2011 10:43:00

I call writing the follow up to this article! Great news!
rover23
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26/06/2011 11:27:00

I am an MK Dons season ticket holder and this pages was linked through the NewsNow website. I never knew where Andrews really stood amongst the Blackburn faithful but now I clearly understand.It is a shame he never worked out but a man in his late 20's going up 2/3 divisions would never be easy. Would love him back at the Dons was a great leader for us, just a shame he could not cut it in the big time. ROI performances have not been as though
blackwellj
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26/06/2011 16:27:00

Do they want Vinnie for an extra few quid and a bag of chips..?
BigNumber5
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26/06/2011 22:10:00

Good for both player and club here, make abit of extra dolla and Andrews will get more game time at a lower level. Grella, Roberts & Goulon to go next hopefully and a few new signings!
marshinrover
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26/06/2011 22:38:00

If the lad goes,he should go with our best wishes,and not the booing of some of the morons, who think they know football.All i ask is 100 per cent effort,in that he was never lacking.He was a roadsweeper,in a team with no violinists,not his fault.
boddingtonblue
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26/06/2011 22:38:00

Good luck to him. He was given loads of stick but he never complained (aside from the water squirting incident... but whom among us wouldn't have done the same if not worse?!)
FreidelNo.1
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26/06/2011 23:17:00

wow, 2 million for him!!!! no brainer, SELL NOW!!!!
DommyWalker
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27/06/2011 00:11:00

Well said blue_n_white99. I have been ashamed of some supporters when The Manager has called Andrews from the bench to sub for someone and has been booed before he has even kicked a ball. If they don't feel that they can clap politely, to encourage any player to do his best, they should just keep quiet. They are poor excuses of 'sports fans'. Personally I don't like Dunn and groan quietly to myself when he is introduced to a game but I don't boo him.
r.waterfall
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27/06/2011 01:32:00

Aye, good deal all round if it's right. Only question is whether he wants to drop down a division, but I can't see him getting a regular start if he stays.
rossp2112
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27/06/2011 06:44:00

agree with the sentiments here- tried his hardest and regardless of whether he was good enough for this level, i wish him the very best
retroflair31
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27/06/2011 14:04:00

tbh if we get any money for Andrews is would be a welcome bonus
glen9mullan
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28/06/2011 15:20:00

2million?? Get it done!!
Walker
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29/06/2011 18:12:00

Clown, what are you waiting for? Drive him down to QPR..
metalrover
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01/07/2011 07:53:00

 

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