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Jeffers To Sheffield Wednesday?!?!

Blackburn Rovers striker Francis Jeffers is WITHOUT DOUBT on the outside looking in, but could this be about to end with him completing a move away from Ewood Park after all? Sheffield Wednesday appear quite interested.

Recently it was Cardiff City (who denied an interest), and now it is Championship rival Sheffield Wednesday, who have allegedly offered 600,000 (so the Mirror say!!!) for the former England International (one cap and one goal former International!) which might be accepted by Rovers? Only a few weeks ago Rovers were demanding 1 million for him, with Ipswich Town eventually agreeing a deal with Rovers only for Jeffers to blow it with his excessive personal demands.

Even if an agreement can be reached you Jeffers probably do the same to Wednesday wouldn't he?!?! Ipswich were ideal for him, he had been on loan with them, been relatively successful and the tried endlessly to sign him. When they finally looked like they would it seemed that Jeffers' GREED cost him the chance, which made it look like he was happier to count the money doing NOTHING here than doing something he is supposed to love, which is PLAY football!!!

I didn't care either way what he did before, but now he HAS to go, as he has NO future with Rovers. He has the chance to do what most of us would probably kill to do (play football) yet he is happier to collect his money and do NOTHING, criminal if you ask me.

Meanwhile Paul Gallagher (another Rover who will probably find it increasingly hard to play this season?!?!) WILL NOT be going to Preston North End.

It had been rumoured that Lancashire rivals Preston might be interested in Gallagher, but they have denied any interest.


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 7 2007

Time: 1:01PM

Your Comments

My "not caring what Jeffers did" is rapidly turning into hatred and resentment for him NOT doing something that I would almost literally KILL to do, which is of course play football if I had the chance, which he DID with Ipswich and could with Sheffield Wednesday, but GREED seems to be getting the better of him, ********!!!
I REALLY hope Gally stays, but feel he may have to move on to get the chance he deserves?!?!
Hughes Da Man
ooh sounds like a lovely man to have up front for us next season! How much wages is he on at rovers?
johnnywalker69
Rovers and Hughes took a punt on Jeffers, it didnt work so its about recovering as much as we can on the wages we paid him, I know we got him on a free but with wages and a signing on fee thats bound to be a bit. I wish him all the best, it never worked for him at Rovers but hopefully he can play regular football in the Championship, a place where I think he may need to play for a while if he ever is to re-discover his touch in front of goal. Either that or he has been the luckiest lad in the world of football, earning all that money for no return lol
Clint
Jeffers, itsme to go. GOODBYE
sasman
I can't believe he used to play for Arsenal.
Aamir
Yeah he needs to think about his career at this point or he will be on the scrapheap. He needs to accept a contract elsewhere.
roversman
Yeah really needs to go or will the winston bogarde of blackburn, please just go, and for money too that would be amazing. I think he would be quite good in the championship though so worth it.
roverjoy
We're having a new trialist- a midfielder called Charlie Barnett (19)- used to play for Liverpool- but I've never heard of him......
IsraeliRover
this guy was hot property as a youth. he still has some great skills so shouldn't be dissed too lightly, although he's way down the order at rovers now. he'd be a good buy for 600,000, make no mistake.
martinr
Yeah, he would be good. It is either GREED preventing him or he has totally bottled it and lost his confidence, maybe he feels by hiding away he will not be exposed?!?! God, Winston Bogarde, how his career boomed at Chelsea!!!
Hughes Da Man
IsraeliRover - This Carlie Barnett guy is new to me. I will have to look him up on t'internet and find out more.
Hughes Da Man
Jeffers must go if he wants to make something of his career. He wont be on much at Rovers though. He hasnt earnt the right to enjoy a nice packet considering the previous couple of seasons.
im_a_blackburn_rover
It apparently seems like Sheff Utd want him now as well!!!! Oh god he could end up in my building... NOOO!!!!! lol
MikeyGamst
At least you could have a little chat with him dude, maybe use it as something for an interview on Vital Blackburn, "So Franny when did it all go wrong?!?!"
Hughes Da Man
I'm a Wednesday fan. Don't mind Jeffers but have severe concerns about what wages we'd have to pay to get him. I think he'd do well for us but he sounds like a bit of an ar se.
Disgruntled Owl
Jeffers as was said was either very lucky to fool Wenger into signing him or that the move to Arsenal destroyed his confidence. I hope for the sake of the clubs interested in him like Wed etc that its his confidence, cos if it is and he rebuilds this in the Championship then he'll be a cracking wee player for whoever gets him. I do worry about his wages though, he would have to take a big cut or he'll look like a greedy get!! I think the average in the Championship is about 15,000 per week, surley enough for any man to live on, u'd think!
Clint
Save Your Money He's An Average Journey Man...!
horseworrier
I can't believe he ever won an England cap and managed to score in that game.
dazza71
I think he would make a good championship player.... We could have a new coloumn HDM... MikeyGamst "A chat with Fanny".
MikeyGamst
He is on a highly incentived contract at Rovers...i.e. if he doesnt play much he doesnt get paid much.
MikeyGamst
As an owl, id like to sign jeffers. He'd bring more pace and goalscoring ability than the departed Steve Maclean.
Bigash
Good call Bigash, Jeffers does have qualities that will bode him well in the Championship.
MikeyGamst
I like that idea MikeyGamst, although people might get the wrong idea lol!
Hughes Da Man
As for Jeffers himself and a move to Sheffield Wednesday, I think it WOULD be a great move for all concerned.
I still think there is a very good players burried down somewhere within.
Hughes Da Man
 

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