Joe Garner makes Carlisle Utd return
Last updated at 14:31, Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Former Carlisle United star Joe Garner has made a sensational return to the Blues.
The striker has rejoined Carlisle on a month's loan from Watford in time for tonight's home clash with Crewe - four years after leaving the club.
Garner is currently out of favour at Vicarage Road, where the squad is undergoing a huge overhaul under new manager Gianfranco Zola.
And United manager Greg Abbott - who has been thwarted in previous attempts to sign Garner - made his move this morning.
The Blues boss has been searching for strikers since the loss of Lee Miller to injury and will hope Garner can be an effective addition - and also a crowd-pleasing move.
Garner, who remains Carlisle's record signing after his £140,000 move from Blackburn in 2007, has made little secret of his fondness for United in recent years.
The 24-year-old will hope the move can kickstart his career after his struggle to make an impact in the Championship.
The combative centre-forward became a big favourite with Blues fans during his time with Carlisle.
After making his record-breaking move on the eve of the 2007/8 season, he became one of the stars of the promotion push under John Ward, firing 14 goals before a serious knee injury ended his season.
At the end of the campaign he was snapped up by Nottingham Forest in a £1.14m move.
He has since had spells with Huddersfield and Scunthorpe before his move to Vicarage Road
First published at 14:24, Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk
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Welcome back Joe, you should never have left.Resurrect your career with the blues and become the next Ian Harte
another totally overrated player joining the club!!!!
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