Ian Ashbee: Pragmatist

Posted by on Feb 1, 2011 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

One of the more surprising moves of the latest transfer deadline day witnessed Hull City stalwart Ian Ashbee cross the Pennines in order to rejoin old flame Phil Brown. Phil Ascough eulogises over a City career spanning nine years.

It was a must-win game. Not so much in terms of avoiding relegation but certainly in regards to easing the strain on a manager whose arrival a few months earlier had …