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Blackman Future Hangs In The Balance

Blackman Future Hangs In The Balance

Bristol City could be set to announce that Andre Blackman has left the club, after only joining in the summer.

Highly-rated Blackman, 18, joined City from Pompey in June in the hope of regular first-team football after coming through the ranks at Arsenal and Spurs.

But three months after penning a two-year deal at Ashton Gate, the Londoner is set to have his contract ripped up for a breach of club discipline - allegedly for being caught driving without a full licence.

Manager Gary Johnson refused to go into detail at his weekly press conference on Thursday but said on the speculation: "I would like to say something, but I can't.

"Things will come out when they need to. People will be informed in the next few days."


Johnson's quotes, mixed with the fact Blackman also missed the 6-2 reserve win over Swindon in midweek, haved fueled rumours of an impending departure.

The rumours will come as a shock to City supporters, who are already scratching our heads at the lack of natural leftie's in our squad right now.

Blackman ss regarded as a hot prospect down the left-side but has only made two Carling Cup appearances for the Robins.

We will of course bring you more on this story as and when it breaks.



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Writer:Tin
Date:Friday September 25 2009
Time: 6:00AM

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