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Man of the Match: Barry Bannan: Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Reading

On what was a night of shambolic refereeing, one shining light stood out Barry Bannan might only be a wee man, but he has the heart of a lion. In what was a turgid affair between two poor sides, the on-loan Crystal Palace man showed his undoubted class time and time again, providing a shining light of creativity and ability in what was a superb performance. Doing the work of three men, such was the lack of support he had, he barely wasted a pass all night and was himself unlucky not to score with a pair of long range drives. He had the time and the awareness to rinse the supposedly...
Lion Of Vienna Suite Feb 7, 2015

Derby: They (kind of) Played For Both Clubs: Barry Bannan

Struggled for someone to pick this week, then I drank beer and it all made sense Barry Bannan was born in Airdrie, Scotland, on 1st December 1989. He began playing at a local youth team Lenzie Youth Club, and came to prominence as a nine-year-old ball boy for Albion Rovers, he came to prominence during a match against Montrose, when after fetching the ball, he began juggling it and then flicked it over the head of a Montrose player running towards him. The bit of skill sent the crowd wild and Albion Rovers chairman Davie Shanks was impressed, saying "He's the best player out there". He...
Derby County: Former Rams loan ace could line up for Bolton at...

Derby County: Former Rams loan ace could line up for Bolton at...

FORMER Derby County loan ace Barry Bannan could face the Rams this weekend after his deadline day switch to Bolton Wanderers. The Scotland midfielder has joined Bolton on loan from Crystal Palace and is in contention to make his debut at the iPro Stadium on Saturday. Bannan made 10 appearances for the Rams in 2009, during his time at Aston Villa. Two more deadline day signings could also make their debuts - midfielders Simeon Slavchev and Filip Twardzik. Bulgarian Slavchev has arrived on...

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