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Enckelman Released By Blackburn Rovers

Enckelman Released By Blackburn Rovers

Cardiff City goalkeeper Peter Enckelman has been released by his former club Blackburn Rovers paving the way for a move to Cardiff City.


Enckelman previously stated he was happy with the Bluebirds and the club recently confirmed they would be offering a permanent contract to the Finnish stopper.


Enckelman was a late addition to the squad after previous keepers Turnbull and Oakes failed to impress, and Kasper Schmeichel opted to return to Manchester City. The Finn made a good impact at Ninian Park, immediately shoring up a leaky defence and keeping a number of clean sheets.


Portsmouth seemed to identify a weakness in Enckelman and exploited it by testing him with numerous crosses. They were not well dealt with at all, and created several opportunities for Pompey - from one of which they scored.


Enckelman will compete with a young goalkeeper from the Premiership with Manchester United youngster Tom Heaton widely expected to link up with City.

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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday May 20 2008
Time: 9:18AM

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Cant get rid of that image of that howler when playing for Villa against Birmingham. I do not think he is Prem class but more than competent in the Championship I think.
Ra-Ra-Roger
20/05/2008 09:32:00
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would you take him? I know he was partly to blame for the goal in the FA cup but then again, Kanu was very quick to the ball.
The Fear
20/05/2008 11:37:00
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He's almost certain to join Fear, whether we like it or not - one thing for sure, he LOVES the big games!!!
bluebirdshroom
20/05/2008 12:31:00
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