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Barnsley will not make a bid for Bury striker Andy Bishop despite the Tykes boss being in a hunt for a goalscorer.

Reports had linked Barnsley with a 400,000 for the Shakers' top scorer but Simon Davey is currently on a scout-hunt in Spain for a hitman.

The striker has banged in 58 goals for the Shakers in 128 appearances since a move from York City in 2006.

Ian Harrop, a Bury director, has also quashed rumours and says there has been no firm interest shown in leading scorer Bishop.

From the Bury Times:

"We have had no bids," said Harrop. "It`s a wait-and-see scenario for us at the moment.

"We had a meeting with Andy on Monday, and he appreciates that we have offered him the best possible package we can put together, but it is not neccesarily a financial thing.

"Andy may be looking at playing at a higher level."

Barnsley are currently being linked with Tenerife striker Nino in the Spanish second division.




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The Journalist

Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 14 2009

Time: 12:17PM

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Out of contract in the summer - Could maybe be purchased for less?
Claretdale
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14/01/2009 12:34:00

Nino eh!? Dont think we've had a spanish striker yet! haha
yorkie_tyke
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14/01/2009 18:42:00

aye, it might be all bull though. it's just summat to keep people interested!
mattyg
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14/01/2009 20:15:00

it usually is, davey is probably one of the tightest lipped managers around
yorkie_tyke
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14/01/2009 20:30:00

yep. He's dismissed it as speculation. We need someone in, desperate times now!
mattyg
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15/01/2009 17:44:00

Talk about tender hooks! What was all that 'We'll have a new face in by wednesday'? Hope we dont end up with some fat nacker that nobody else wants!
yorkie_tyke
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15/01/2009 21:37:00

bishop is a big hoofer of a footballer and is a real handful.
bluemooner_mcfc
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19/03/2009 14:27:00

 

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