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Bye Bye Big John

The 30-year-old striker has secured a deal till the end of the season with Macc after hitting 5 goals in 9 starts, one being the equalizer in the Chelsea cup tie last week.

'Big John Muphy' joined the Pool in August 1999 from Chester. He went on to play 270 times bagging 105 goals, including 23 in the 2000 to 2001 promotion season.

He also scored in the Millennium Stadium in the 4-1 win over Cambridge in the Football League Trophy.

Lets hope that Murphy does the business down at Moss Ross in the relgation scrap at the foot of the table in League Two.

Murphy will be missed at Bloomfield Road but will be remembered by all as one of the standout players for the club in the last ten years.




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Writer: Campbell_BFC  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 12 2007

Time: 6:18PM

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Cheers Big Man. All the best
Blackford
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12/01/2007 18:21:00

Theres only 1 Johnnie Murphy! What a true Blackpool legende, let's give him a testimonial! Should have kept him and sent BB out on loan 2 Macc instead! All the best Murphs!
tangerinelordy
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12/01/2007 19:46:00

Thanks for all the memories, Big John.
sandgroanun
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12/01/2007 20:02:00

Sad day - loadsa memories of the big fella - true Pool LEGEND! One of the only good things to come from Worthless era!! Thanks for the good times Murphs!
worsleyseasider
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12/01/2007 20:55:00

Best Wishes JM- not even Stockport in the end eh? Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
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14/01/2007 16:40:00

 

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