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  Damien Duff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Duff completed his move to West London in July (the transfer fee of £17m was at the time a club record), and there were high hopes for the Irishman.
Duff is now one of the most feared wingers in Europe with pace, accurate crossing and impressive finishing combined with his much improved versatility, such as an ability to play on the right-wing, as a second striker or at left-back.
Duff proved to be a pivotal player for Chelsea in 2004/2005 but the 2005/2006 season was largely disappointing for Duff as he failed to recapture his form from the previous season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Damien_Duff   (681 words)

 The Observer | Special reports | Profile: Damien Duff
Damien Duff's international career was in its infancy when he first experienced the kind of athlete's hell that provoked the kamikaze endgame to Roy Keane's World Cup.
Duff's response was to pull a woolly hat over his head and embark upon a mammoth sleep.
Duff is an artistic talent with an uncomplicated ego.
observer.guardian.co.uk /irelandfootball/story/0,11021,738273,00.html   (1435 words)

 Damien Duff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Duff lost form in the 1998/99 season, but for one so young a dip in form could only be expected.
However, Duff pledged his future to Rovers at the end of August 2002 by signing a new four-year contract.
The 2002/03 season was dogged by injury, although he did recapture some of his best form towards the end of the campaign.
www.mychelseafc.com /squad/duff.htm   (335 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: Chelsea agree €24m fee for Duff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Duff was at Manchester Airport earlier today after reporting with the rest of the Blackburn squad for a 10-day training camp in America, although it remains to be seen whether he actually left tcountry.
Duff has flourished during the past three years after Souness replaced Brian Kidd as manager and maintained a high level of performance in the latter part of last season when he stayed injury-free.
Duff was also in impressive form for the Republic of Ireland — where he tends to play as a striker rather than on the left wing.
www.breakingnews.ie /story.asp?j=1593675&p=y59369x&n=1593767&x=&fs=2   (437 words)

 Damien Duff Profile Pictures Pics
Duff is a left sided player with plenty of pace and excellent crossing ability he showed his potential with some outstanding performances on the left wing following the departure of Jason Wilcox
Damien Duff became the first Irish player to play in two FIFA World Youth Championship tournaments.
Damien made his senior Republic of Ireland international debut against the Czech Republic in 1998 and in the 2002 World Cup he helped them to reach the quarter finals in Japan and Korea where he was utilized by Mick McCarthy as a forward, supporting Robbie Keane and providing constant darting runs at the oppositions defenses.
www.football-rumours.com /damienduff.html   (247 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Football | News | Duff suffers second shoulder injury
Chelsea winger Damien Duff has suffered a second dislocation of his shoulder, following a fall in training, and looks set to miss the rest of the season.
Duff, who had just returned to full training after a virus kept him out of the last three games, suffered the original injury in Chelsea's 1-0 defeat of Fulham on Dec 20.
Record £17m signing Duff has been a key figure in Claudio Ranieri's plans since his summer move from Blackburn and was badly missed during the team's 3-1 defeat in their Champions League semi-final first leg in Monaco last week.
football.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/0,1563,1206155,00.html   (584 words)

 1504: Damien Duff is booed every time he touches the ball by Blackburn's fans.
Topic: 1504: Damien Duff is booed every time he touches the ball by Blackburn's fans.
Re: 1504: Damien Duff is booed every time he touches the ball by Blackburn's fans.
Damien Duff was an excellent servant during the time he was at Blackburn Rovers and they got 17 million quid from Chelsea when they sold him.
www.redandwhitekop.com /forum/index.php?topic=41788.0   (448 words)

 Damien Duff Chelsea FC player profile from football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Damien Duff became Chelsea's most expensive player when he signed a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Damien Duff says he expects the Premiership title to be much tougher to win this season than last, admitting everyone will want to beat Chelsea.
Reports suggest Damien Duff faces a late fitness test to see if he is able to play for Chelsea in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
www.football.co.uk /chelsea/players/damien_duff_7844.shtml   (298 words)

 Damien Duff Jersey - Soccer DAMIEN DUFF Replica jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Damien Duff jersey and Damien Duff replica jersey of this player is here.
If you are a fan of Damien Duff you shuld have the Damien Duff jersey, your favorite Chelsea player.
The passion that characterize Damien Duff as earn a place in the heart of all Chelsea fans.
www.truefootball.com /player_damien_duff_jersey.htm   (149 words)

 Damien Duff Match Shirt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This shirt was worn by Damien Duff on the bench for Ireland during the 2-2 draw with Holland on September 2nd 2000.
Duff was a non-playing substitute for this game so there is no way that this shirt is match worn.
Duff gave the shirt to a friend afterwards.
www.irelandshirts.com /ireland/duff.htm   (82 words)

 Leicester Celtic FC Ex-Players
Damien Duff became Leicester Celtic's first player to go on to play in the World Cup Finals in Japan, 2002.
Damien first shone for the Republic of Ireland Under 20 side when Brian Kerr's team finished third in the World Youth Championships in Malaysia in 1997.
Duff made his senior international debut against the Czech Republic in 1998 and has since become one of Ireland's most important players, playing in either attack or on the left wing.
www.leicesterceltic.ie /explayers.html   (1292 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Chelsea | Duff completes Chelsea move
Duff will now join the Chelsea squad for their Far East tour where they will be taking part in an inaugural FA Premier League Asia Cup in Malaysia, along with Premiership rivals Newcastle and Birmingham.
Duff had asked for the weekend to think over the move after discussions with Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri last Saturday.
Duff had a clause in his contract allowing him to leave if a club comes in with an offer of £17m.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/c/chelsea/3081647.stm   (385 words)

 Damien Duff to Chelski - Juventuz Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Duff is the fourth player to join Chelsea in the space of a week, after the arrivals of Geremi, Glen Johnson and Wayne Bridge.
Duff himself denounced the transfer fee as 'stupid'..
Duff is an excellent player he had a good world cup in 2002 and i hope he can do something good for Chelsea
www.juventuz.com /forum/showthread.php?threadid=3181   (978 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Rovers keen to tie Duff to new deal
Damien Duff will have make-or-break talks about his Blackburn future when he returns from holiday this week.
Duff, who was one of the stars of the World Cup with the Republic of Ireland, has two years left on his current deal and Blackburn are anxious to open discussions.
Duff is currently valued at around £20million and Blackburn realise this figure will depreciate rapidly as he nears the end of his contract.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2002/0708/20020708brfcduff.html   (391 words)

 ::: u.tv :::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Duff, 24, has blossomed in the Lancashire hills after coming through their youth system.
Duff was also in impressive form for his national team - where he tends to play as a striker rather than on the left wing.
Damien is a really creative player and has the potential to be a top player, `` said the Blackburn boss.
u.tv /newsroom/indepth.asp?id=12487&pt=s   (650 words)

 Chelsea FC Damien Duff Caricature
Damien Duff became Chelsea record signing at £17 million pounds in July 2003.
Damien is a old-style dribbler who is hard to shake off the ball, Damien has an eye for a penetrating pass or cross and weighs in with his share of goals too.
Left-footed, he can operate on either flank or upfront and is a true star for Ireland at international level.
www.sportcartoons.co.uk /damienduff.html   (88 words)

 Damien Duff
Duff was signed by Chelsea for a whopping 17 million pounds.
This is an action shot of Chelsea's flying winger.
He is only 26 years old and has plenty of time to go on and become a Chelsea and Rep. of Ireland great.
www.0161.biz /wem.htm   (79 words)

 Tottenham Hotspur - Chelsea Fan On Damien Duff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With all the talk of 'will he or won't he' in relation to the proposed transfer of Damien Duff from Chelsea to Spurs, I thought it was time to ask a Chelsea fan what he thinks of the player.
Fact if Duff wants to move in the UK there only a handfull of clubs who can afford him so we are in the frame.
I'm not sure Duff has lost a yard of pace, I doubt he was ever fully match fit last season, what with injuries and less opportunities, it must be tough for players once they get push back into the fringe of the squad.
www.spurs.vitalfootball.co.uk /article.asp?a=24134   (1502 words)

 Damien Duff profile, statistics, shirt, shopping on 4thegame.com
Duff burst onto the scene after rising through the ranks of the Blackburn squad, but it wasn't until Jason Wilcox departed for Leeds that he really fulfilled the potential he has always shown.
In the 2004/05 season, Duff continued to fight for his place and became a regular fixture for club and country.
The 2005/06 season was a little less fruitful for him with Chelsea though, as even though he picked up another league championship winners' medal, he was in and out of the star-packed team at times, and managed to score only three goals.
www.4thegame.com /playerprofile.d?personid=1458   (564 words)

 Duffer's move to Chelsea : eleven-a-side.com, the home of Irish soccer
Damien Duff opened his account for Chelsea with the final goal in a pre-season romp against Watford at Vicarage Road on Tuesday night.
Chelsea’s record signing Damien Duff has moved to consolidate his financial position at his new club by signing a lucrative new boots and clothing sponsorship deal with adidas.
Damien Duff has suggested he may return to Ewood Park to finish his career at Blackburn Rovers...
www.eleven-a-side.com /duffer   (478 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Football | News | Lazio 0 - 4 Chelsea
Duff wins a free-kick near the halfway line.
Moments later he hacks down Duff deep in the Lazio half and gets a yellow card for his troubles.
Chelsea break, Duff crosses for Crespo and/or Gronkjar and they both contrive to somehow not score.
football.guardian.co.uk /news/matchreport/0,9752,1077428,00.html   (2041 words)

 Willem Korsten & Damien Duff & Jon Newby - CPFC BBS
Also buy Damien Duff who is a extremely skilful left winger.
Duff wouln't be for sale or want to come to us.
Duff was recently sounded out by Bobby Robson and Souness said that he is not for sale at any price.
forums.cpfc.org /showthread.php?threadid=643   (774 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Chelsea | Blackburn hold firm over Duff
Chelsea have made Duff a top transfer target and have had two bids rejected for the Republic of Ireland winger.
Duff negotiated a release clause in his contract when he signed a new four-year deal at Blackburn last season.
Blackburn boss Graeme Souness said he was not surprised at the amount of interest in Duff.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/c/chelsea/3058199.stm   (403 words)

 ABC Sport - Soccer - Duff magic lights up Irish win
Republic of Ireland coach Brian Kerr paid tribute to the skills of Damien Duff after the Chelsea winger produced a brilliant solo goal in a 3-0 win over Canada at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Monday.
Duff picked up the ball deep in his own half and held off three defenders before slamming the ball past Canadian keeper Lars Hirschfeld after 23 minutes to set Ireland on the way to victory in the friendly international.
Duff's goal lit up a dull opening period, in which one of Canada's handful of England-based players, Marc Bircham, tackled Kavanagh heavily which led to him leaving the field later.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/s992383.htm   (631 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Duff on the verge of Newcastle switch
Irish international midfielder Damien Duff is on the brink of a transfer from Chelsea to Newcastle.
A statement on the club website, nufc.co.uk, declared: 'The board of Newcastle United PLC are pleased to announce that contracts have been exchanged with Chelsea Football Club for the transfer of Damien Duff.
Chelsea were unwilling to sell Duff to Tottenham for £7million but declared themselves ready to offload the wide man at the right price.
www.rte.ie /sport/2006/0721/duffd2.html   (264 words)

 Damien Duff to Liverpool? - soccer24-7.com Forums
No idea about the fee, but you just have to assume that Chelea will probably be looking to at least recoup the majority of their money back (not all of it, he;s one year into a contract).
Its well known here in Ireland, in fact thats were the "Duff is stalling on Chelsea deal" came from - the papers said he was waiting for United to move.
I think Duff moving from Chelsea is pretty far fetched, but I got the feeling from day one he wasnt 100% happy to go to Chelsea.
www.soccer24-7.com /forum/showthread.php?t=30048   (1071 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: Duff injury blow for Blues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chelsea suffered a major blow to their chances of resurrecting their Champions League dream today when winger Damien Duff was potentially ruled out for the rest of the season.
Record £17m (€25.3m) signing Duff dislocated his shoulder for the second time this season during a fall in training at the club’s base near Heathrow Airport.
The club’s website, www.chelseafc.com, reported: “Damien Duff suffered a second dislocation of his shoulder in training today after a fall.
www.breakingnews.ie /story.asp?j=43843152&p=43843454&n=43843532&x=&fs=2   (1020 words)

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