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Return of a Saviour?

Paul Dickov has agreed to return to the club that provided him with one of his greatest moments in football.

Few will ever forget his dramatic equaliser in the division 2 play off final of 1999, and for that goal alone he retains legend status in the eyes of many blues.

Much as I will welcome the return of Dickov the person, I truly believe it sends out the wrong message to City's supporters. Yes Dickov was a saviour in the eyes of many, but he is now 33 and managed just 4 goals for Blackburn last season. It is not the dynamic signing most blues were looking for and if it is a signal of the clubs shopping intentions I believe we have cause to worry next season.

Having said that I hope everyone gets behind Dickov despite some of his over the top celebrations after scoring against us and that he is welcomed back as a true blue legend.




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Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 26 2006

Time: 2:03PM

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Errrrr...... no !
bluetone
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26/05/2006 14:35:00

Another backward step...
alphieblues
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26/05/2006 15:18:00

He may fit in well an turn out to be a good signing
miked_joker
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26/05/2006 23:40:00

The rest of the Premiership is quaking! He'll make all the difference. Next stop the intertoto cup!
merlin
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27/05/2006 20:06:00

 

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