Oct 12, 2012
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Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce has hailed Junior Hoilett as a rising star but warned the young forward to keep his feet on the ground. A miserable goalless draw at home to West Ham on Saturday was livened up by the introduction of Hoilett off the substitutes’ bench. The 19-year-old Canadian came on with half-an-hour left […]

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Blackburn boss ‘Big Sam’ Allardyce believes he has a star on his hands in the form of Canadian ace David Hoilett, who has impressed greatly in recent weeks. The Ottawa born 19-year-old attacker has taken his time to challenge for a first team place at Ewood Park having arrived at the Lancashire club in 2007, […]

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It’s shaping up to be a vintage year for emerging Premier League talent. Here’s MirrorFootball’s pick of the young guns to keep an eye on: 1) Rafael Da Silva (Manchester United, age 19) The Brazilian has already made over 30 appearances for Manchester United and is pushing to make the right-back slot his own. 2) […]

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Blackburn forward Junior Hoilett has ended speculation over his future by agreeing a new deal at Ewood Park.   The highly-rated 19-year-old, whose previous deal was due to expire in the summer, has agreed a new two-and-a-half-year contract to keep him at Rovers until 2012. Hoilett has established himself as a key part of manager […]

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JUNIOR Hoilett insists he is not even thinking about a potential ‘international dilemma’ as he focuses on repaying Blackburn Rovers for the faith they have shown in him over the last six years. The Blackburn Rovers winger qualifies for both Jamaica and Canada but, despite interest from both, insists it is too early to be […]

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Junior Hoilett insists he is focusing all his attention on winning a regular place in Blackburn’s first team rather than deciding his international future. The exciting 19-year-old has recently broken into Rovers’ first team and some promising displays have been rewarded with a new long-term deal. Sam Allardyce rates a player who has been at […]

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Sam Allardyce made a manager’s most bittersweet journey, a return to the club that had sacked him. Publicly, in the Sky studio, he was magnanimous, congratulating Blackburn Rovers, who had fired him in bizarre and unsatisfactory circumstances six weeks ago, for a victory that took them into seventh place, where furtive, moonlit thoughts of European […]

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LONDON, England (CMC) — David Hoilett scored his maiden English Premier League goal to catapult Blackburn Rovers to seventh on the ladder, following a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion yesterday. The Canadian striker, whose navel string is buried in Jamaica, struck an early second-half goal to add to an own goal from West Brom […]

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Johan Elmander – Bolton The Swedish forward had topped the list of Premier League flops since his arrival in 2008 until Owen Coyle transformed Bolton’s style of play this year and Elmander is now reaping the rewards – he’s already trebled his measly total of 3 Premier League goals from season. Ciaran Clark – Aston […]

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As the Blackburn Rovers departed practice on Thursday, some made a stop in the lobby of their training facility, where a man had set up shop peddling diamond-encrusted wrist watches. The players, well-paid Premier Leaguers, browsed as the salesman recited prices. “Twenty-eight for that one . . . nine and a half for this . […]

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