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Ex Cardiff City Man Signs For....... Chelsea?!?

Ex Cardiff City Man Signs For....... Chelsea?!?

Cardiff City fans are suprised to read that a former loan player has been offloaded by relegated Middlesborough and secured a dream move to perennial Premiership title contenders Chelsea.


The player in question is goalkeeper Ross Turnbull who had a disasterous spell at Cardiff City the season before last. Initially a season-long loan signing, he made a series of mistakes and suffered a crisis of confidence culminating in his loan spell being curtailed and he was sent back to 'Boro.


Bluebirds fans will remember a lack of dominance, fumbled crosses and an awful clearance allowing Simon Lappin an easy finish from 45 yards. However, Turnbull returned to Middlesborough and improved dramatically. Last season, he won a place between the Boro posts by merit and made a string of fine performances.


It's strnage to think that a player so recently chastised and criticised at Cardiff City, and would have been considered a very poor signing - is now at Chelsea. There may be hope for Dimi Konstantopoulos yet...!




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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday July 3 2009
Time: 9:08AM

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