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Blackburn Confirm City Approach

Blackburn Rovers has confirmed delegates have approached them from Manchester City to formally speak to their manager Mark Hughes OBE.

The official Rovers website published the following statement:

Blackburn Rovers can confirm that they have received an approach from Manchester City for permission to talk to Mark Hughes with regard to him becoming their manager.

Mark has made it clear to the Board he would like the opportunity to talk to Manchester City.

In view of this, the Board have decided reluctantly to give permission subject to terms and conditions acceptable to Blackburn Rovers being agreed with Manchester City in advance.

The club will not be making any further comment at this stage.


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Date:Monday June 2 2008

Time: 11:07AM

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I think it is too much of a gamble for Hughes to sign for you guys. Good team with a lot going for you but it could all fall flat like it did for Sven! Plus, it's a sideways step in my opinion.
roversman
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02/06/2008 11:12:00

Now, now roversman that is a biased opinion
alphieblues
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02/06/2008 11:49:00

Backwards step!!! Oh well, he'll be given the boot in 12 months and we can have him back then. Cue the raids for Bents and Nelson.
Wellsy
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02/06/2008 11:51:00

It just shows Rovers fans are afraid of losing Hughes. Surely they must understand by coming to City it would further his career! (lol)
Tudor
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02/06/2008 11:51:00

How would you feel about being managed by an ex Utd favourite?
dazza71
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04/06/2008 19:32:00

 

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