Dublin started his career as a centre-back with Norwich City, but made … In August 1988, he joined Cambridge United on a free transfer,[5] as a centre-back, which had been his position at Norwich City. Alex Ferguson thinks Dion Dublin's dong is "magnificent" Showing 1-20 of 20 messages. The following season the Sky Blues improved at home and enjoyed a season of mid table security. Dion Dublin is a member of the following lists: 1969 births, English people of Nigerian descent and British television presenters.. He scored his first competitive goal in Norwich City colours in a 3–3 draw against Queens Park Rangers on 14 October 2006 at Loftus Road. Andrew Dion is of Nigerian decent despite the fact that he was born in Leicester. On 2 September 2007, while working as a pundit on a match between Aston Villa and Chelsea, Dublin said that this season would be his last as a professional footballer, citing the fact that his "bones have started to talk to him" as the reason, meaning that he did not think his body can handle another season. He was signed by Leicester City, who had been relegated from the Premier League to the Championship. In the spring of 2008, Dublin was approached by Jimmy Quinn, then manager of Cambridge United, about joining his old club for the 2008–09 season. [31] In the run-up to the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Dublin played in the King Hassan II International Cup Tournament in May, starting in the 1–0 win against Morocco,[32] and coming off the bench in 0–0 draw with Belgium, a game England lost on penalties. The 1989–90 season saw Cambridge promoted from the Fourth Division via the play-offs, when Dublin became the first ever scorer in a Wembley play-off final. Steve Wilson cited Dublin as the main inspiration behind Norwich's 4–1 FA Cup 3rd Round win at Tamworth, in which the striker scored two goals and set up numerous chances for other teammates. [7] Dublin was something of a surprise purchase for United,[citation needed] after Ferguson had tried to sign Alan Shearer from Southampton but lost out to Blackburn Rovers.[8]. He has also been a member of the panel on BBC Radio 5 Live's Fighting Talk. As a result, he is one of only six players to score in the first four consecutive games for a Premier League club.[17]. Dublin is 1.88 meters tall with a weight of 172lbs (78kgs). Dublin was an important figure in Norwich securing safety from relegation to League One and the supporters recognised his contribution by voting him in second place in the Norwich City player of the year award, and on 23 May 2007 he ended speculation about his future by signing a new one-year contract at Norwich, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2007–08 season.

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