Former Arsenal Legend On Trial In Australia

Chris Wright

27th, October 2010

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By Chris Wright

Arguably one of the greatest players to grace the Highbury turf has today gone on trial in Australia…in a manner of speaking.

Former Arsenal, Charlton, Everton, Rangers, Blackburn, Ipswich, Sheffield Wednesday and England legend Francis Jeffers has arrived down under for an assessment ahead of a possible 10-week ‘guest’ period with A-League side Newcastle Jets.

Jeffers failed to suitably impress Blackpool manager Ian Holloway during a fortnight’s trial with the Seasiders earlier this month, and has since been training with former club Everton

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  1. Samhumphreys says:

    As an Everton fan, I feel for him.. he was a decent player with not just good potential but good ability, glad he scored in his only game for England because at least he’ll have something to remember.
    This is a player who isn’t 30 for another 3 months, sure he will be able to salvage some kind of career from now.

  2. chimpo says:

    fuck me thats where he went

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