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Former Bluebird Boland On Trial

Swansea City have handed former Cardiff City midfielder Willie Boland a trial.

The 30 year-old was released from Ninian Park this summer after 7 years at the club.

He'll spend a week on trial with Swansea City and they have also handed trials to goalkeepers Mikel Herbet and Andy Oakes as they search for competition for Willy Gueret.

Kenny Jackett said: 'Central midfield is an area we're short in with Owain Tudur Jones, Darren Way and Leon Britton's operations,'

'Willie wants to continue living in Wales so we'll see how the trial goes.

'Of the keepers, Mikel is a 24-year-old Frenchman who has been playing in Australia.

'Andy is 29, a free agent after his time at Walsall came to an end.

'Both have been recommended by agents and we'll take a good look at them.'




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Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 11 2006

Time: 12:54PM

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KJ french in disguise looking for the no 1 spot player.
sbrjack
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11/07/2006 13:15:00

Every team should have a Boland, I think he'll do great for you. Just dont be expecting any goals. Ever.
bluebirdshroom
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11/07/2006 14:50:00

Defensive midfielder then!?
KevinE
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11/07/2006 14:59:00

well lets ope we keep 1 ov em
swanz_gal_05
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11/07/2006 15:46:00

Andy Oakes aint bad.
bdazzler1
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11/07/2006 16:31:00

So long as they are up to the job KJ should give em a chance.
sbrjack
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11/07/2006 17:59:00

Walsall fans don't seem to think so though bdazzler.
KevinE
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11/07/2006 19:37:00

Boland is tenascious and breaks up so many opposition attacks. Opponents absolutely hate playing against him. Tidy enough passing but not going to provide a killer pass or beat players.
bluebirdshroom
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11/07/2006 21:59:00

sounds a bit like Kris O`Leary
Mule79
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12/07/2006 08:54:00

thats just see what happens... lol
swanzea_gal
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12/07/2006 12:42:00

hope he comes.
mattyjones
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12/07/2006 15:52:00

i mean for longer than a week .
mattyjones
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12/07/2006 15:52:00

 

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