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Villa On The Verge Of Capturing Captain Dunne

Manchester City's official website is reporting that Club Captain, Richard Dunne is on his way to Villa Park.

The statement reads...

City can confirm that the Club has agreed a fee with Aston Villa for defender Richard Dunne and the 29-year-old skipper is travelling to the Midlands to discuss personal terms for a move to Villa Park.

More on this as it develops.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 27 2009

Time: 3:59PM

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It looks like it is happening. Dunney is at Villa today in talks. Anyone want a No 22 Dunne Away shirt?
Sindbad
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27/08/2009 16:06:00

I'm devastated about this move. Dunne is City through and through and took us through the bad times with aplomb. I still thought he had a lot to offer us. Good luck anyways Dunney.
butty1
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27/08/2009 16:19:00

Good luck to him in the future as up until the last 18 months or so he had been our best and most consistent player. I can understand why some people are gutted about this as I have been in the past when we sold the likes of White, Quinn, Rosler, Kinkladze etc but I think that it would have been rather selfish to expect him to stay after 9 years loyal service if he was going to be replaced as captain and no longer considered as a first team regular, which is obviously the case as why would Hughes have accepted this bid. Good luck in the future Dunney as you'll be missed but at least you'll be able to play week in, week out by moving on.
Kevinho
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27/08/2009 16:29:00

Hear gear Blues. Sorry to see the big man go. There's been an air of inevitability about this since the start of the summer but to his credit he stuck to his task.
Johnny Baguette
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27/08/2009 16:32:00

He did himself no favours last year as he had a terrible season the worst i can remember,but the bloke will always have a place in most peoples hearts at city,including mine. But the reality is Dunnymoster is not quite good enough to get us where we want to go.
humpty
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27/08/2009 17:13:00

Another blunder by hughes.u dont let these sort of players go...ur captain?even when chelsea was rebuilding terry,lamps,gallas and gudjonsen were retained.even with a shaky season last term he deserved another chance..
blueogre
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27/08/2009 20:28:00

How many player of the year awards did he win for you guys?Must be a record amount anyway.Pity he won't get a testimonial.
CoxintheBox
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27/08/2009 23:56:00

Dunne will always be one of my all time favorite City players. He really gave everything he had. I remember a few derby matches in recent years where he was the difference. Thanks for representing the club with class. You'll be missed.
Ahoyskin
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28/08/2009 03:43:00

 

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