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Blackburn Rovers Player Profiles

Posted 2nd August 2013 at 04:00 pm

A cultured left-footed midfielder with a keen eye for goal.

After a successful six months on loan from Hull City, Rovers boss Gary Bowyer wasted little time in making Cairney's move to Ewood Park.

A popular member of the squad with both fans and players alike, the midfielder put pen-to-paper on a three-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee.
The Scotland Under-21 international joined Hull as a 16-year-old from Leeds in 2007 and was named the club’s Young Player of the Year the following season. 
He featured on 14 occasions during the Tigers’ 2009-10 top flight campaign, including 14 appearances for the Tigers last season as they were promoted to the Premier League last season.
A technically gifted player, Cairney has won six caps for his country's under-21 set-up. 

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