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'Pool Sign Harewood

In the last half hour Blackpool have completed their fifth signing of the day by signing forward Marlon Harewood on a free transfer.

30 year old Harewood has signed a two year deal with the club following his release from Aston Villa on wages of around £10,000 a week.

It had been reported that the deal for Harewood had broken down after interference from his agent, but obviously whatever issues there were now appear to have been resolved.

Harewood is expected to lead the 'Pool attack against Wigan on Saturday.

We will have more on this story tomorrow.

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Writer: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 11 2010

Time: 7:10PM

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10k a week is only 520000 a year, but its still 10000 a week for a 31 year old journeyman striker. Hes very lucky to still be a PL player. I think this is a rubbish desperate signing.
brett angell
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11/08/2010 20:37:00

Not good enough for the Prem but I hope it works out for you, he may prove everyone wrong
Tiny T
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11/08/2010 22:20:00

Now that is more like - experience player in the prem and still got a few years in him to help the younger players and to bag a few goals i hope - - well done Ollie - :) welcome to blackpool Marlon :) a great signing :)
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11/08/2010 23:08:00

This is a desperate signing if you ask me, he's never been a premiership class player if you ask me but maybe he'll find regular football at blackpool and settle down. Maybe all he needs is games under a manager that will play him week in week out and he'll start to bang them in, but i doubt it. I hope he does thoug as i really hope blackpool stay up this season. When you go to places like tottenham, man utd and chelsea and get a spanking remember that its what you wanted when fighting for promotion last season so don't moan about it, just smile and hope you get the chance to do better the season after. Good luck poolites, your gonna need it.
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