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Hughes: Grass Not Always Greener

Blackburn Rovers fans have long since accepted that Lucas Neill will leave Ewood Park but it now appears Mark Hughes is also finally admitting defeat but has fired a warning.

As we have ALL often said in our comments here on Vital Blackburn "the grass is not always greener on the other side" and Neill may well find this out to his cost? Hughes has issued the following warning to Neill (basically saying words to that effect), citing Craig Bellamy's move to Liverpool as an example. Hughes said:

"It seems unlikely Lucas will re-sign.

"But maybe Craig Bellamy is a good example to Lucas that things aren't necessarily better elsewhere.

"Craig will be a success but seems to have found it difficult to adjust.

"Sometimes it's better to stick with what you know and be an influential player here."

The whole Neill issue if I'm honest is quite frankly boring me now! It's something we have accepted and Sparky's words of warning to Neill have included those which all but admit defeat from the boss himself. The sooner the whole issue is done and dusted the better…

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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 20 2006

Time: 9:00AM

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The grass certainly isn't always greener, which Neill probably will find out.
Hughes Da Man
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19/11/2006 23:11:00

i hope neill has the best success where ever he goes. he deserves it.
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20/11/2006 09:46:00

I'm not saying I don't wish him the best as I, and most other fans will just want it sorted. I stand by my thoughts that Neill will most likely find the grass isn't greener though.
Hughes Da Man
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20/11/2006 10:09:00

well yes where ever he goes he will do well
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20/11/2006 16:35:00


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