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Croft on the Way Out?

City are reported to have accepted an offer from first division Norwich City, believed to be in the region of £800,000, for right winger Lee Croft.

Despite a number of first team outings for the blues last season, Croft was never able to establish himself in the side and it doesn't really come as a surprise that the club are willing to listen to offers.

If Croft can agree personal terms with the canaries, City will have recouped near on £2 million for home grown players this summer which is testament to the success of the club's youth policy. Making good money for those player's that won't make the grade at City is something the club has failed to do in the past. It seems that in some respects things are improving.




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Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 27 2006

Time: 1:40PM

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All the different names and so on, but Norwich City is a Coca Cola Championship club (old Division One) and not Division One (old Division Two). So Croft won't have fallen THAT far if he does come to the Canaries :) [Editor, Vital Norwich]
u4e
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27/07/2006 17:01:00

real second division for those of us that used to go pre sky ...... he's dropping a division regardless
ronin
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27/07/2006 17:49:00

For those with short memories : Premiership is Division 1 Championship is Divison 2 Division 1 is Division 3 Division 2 is Division 4 No doubt they will soon be calling the Conference Division 3 !!!
alphieblues
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28/07/2006 09:52:00

Have you heard the rumor that Chelsea is buying Freddy Adu and loaning him to your club for the 1st ½ of the season?
USA
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29/07/2006 03:22:00

 

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