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Friedel About To Break PL Record

Friedel About To Break PL Record

167 and not out.

Brad Friedel will beat David James record for the number of consecutive appearances in the Premier League. Assuming Martin O'Neill doesn't bench him (!!!!) Friedel will have played 167 PL games in a row.



Martin O'Neill said in the Independent: 'It is remarkable in this day and age, whether you are a keeper or not, to play that number of games consecutively. It is fantastic. Well done to him. During the last eight or nine years, from leaving Liverpool to the career he has had at Blackburn, Brad Friedel has been so consistent. Last year was maybe his best ever season and he wants to try and emulate that this year for us.'

Congratulations to Brad Friedel from all at Vital Villa and I'm sure most from Vital Blackburn Rovers!

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday November 28 2008
Time: 12:29PM

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Congrats dude.
young_jonah
28/11/2008 12:38:00
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Congratulations Brad from all at Vital Blackburn! A fantastic goalkeeper and a great bloke! Heres to many more games to come as well.
Mikey D
28/11/2008 12:59:00
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Fair play to the guy, he hates missing games. not that I can see why a GK might need 'resting' anyway...but it's good that he's taking care of his body.
Mayo_12
28/11/2008 14:53:00
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great record - good on him, shame he'll be picking the ball out of the net on Saturday!
Putney
28/11/2008 19:46:00
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I was gonna say it was easier for a keeper until I recalled our own Cech and Cudicini at Reading :-(
merlin
28/11/2008 19:51:00
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"GOOD JOB!" (Any villans in mexico the last 2 wks will get this 1)
medzy
29/11/2008 00:10:00
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He deserves all of the plaudits quite rightly coming his way. A consistently performing top keeper, undeniably one of the best in the top flight down the years.
glensider
01/12/2008 21:09:00
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Thats a nice little gesture Mikey D. Good to see you guys up there taking time out from your current woes to pass on your regards to your ex-keeper.
glensider
01/12/2008 21:10:00
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