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Edgar Davids Signs On For Local Club, Football League Propper-Uppers Barnet

By Chris Wright

First Luis Boa Morte, now this. Never averse to a swerve career move, former Inter, Juventus, Ajax, Barcelona, Milan, Tottenham and Crystal Palace midfielder Edgar Davids has agreed to sign for his local side, the football league’s bottom club, Barnet FC – which is just about the best news you’re going to hear all day!

Davids Tweeted: “Happy to say I will join my local football club Barnet as a player/coach.”

39-year old Davids will take the role of joint head coach at Barnet, forming an ‘equal partnership’ with current coach Mark Robson, though the following statement appeared on the club’s official website yesterday evening:

“Davids has also expressed a serious intent to become a member of the playing squad and is eager to make his debut for the Bee’s in the next couple of weeks.

“He will be joining the staff and be involved with team training on Friday when he will be introduced to the squad.”

Davids himself told

 “I’m happy to explore my possibilities and share my knowledge and experience with Barnet Football Club. I am very excited about the challenge ahead.”

Barnet are yet to win a game this season and sit rock bottom of the football league having harvested just three points from their opening 11 games. No pressure then Edgar!

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By Chris on October 12th, 2012 in Football League, Transfers & Rumours. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

4 Responses to “Edgar Davids Signs On For Local Club, Football League Propper-Uppers Barnet”

  1. plops says:

    I like it when great players just keep playing for ever. None of this ‘ooh, no way am I playing if I can’t get a game in the Premier League. It’s beneath me’.

  2. Tom The Bees Fan says:

    Edgar Davids!
    Our chairman just keeps picking random names out of a hat and hopefully a good one comes out every now and then.
    Also Collins John (once of Fulham/Holland)is eligible to play now – We got his papers through from the Iranian FA!
    i reckon we might just stay up by a point or two again! things looked Doomed

  3. JohnnyTheBee says:

    Awesome news. Hope he keeps us up!

  4. Jarren says:

    Have you seen his Wikipedia photo?

    The dude looks like a badass Ice T with dreads!

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