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Blackpool sign defender Edwards

Rob Edwards has swapped Wolves for Blackpool
Edwards made 100 league appearances for the Molineux club

Blackpool have made their 12th summer signing with Wolves defender Rob Edwards joining on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

The Wales international centre-back, 25, is expected to fill the void left by Kaspars Gorkss who joined QPR.

Edwards told BBC Radio Lancashire: "I want to play and improve and help the squad to better last year's success.

"I've had good seasons before at Wolves and want that again rather than being on the bench."

Edwards, who started his career at Aston Villa, insisted he would be ready if asked to play against Bristol City on the opening day of the new season.

"I've had a really good pre-season with Wolves and feel really fit and strong and raring to go - it's just that match sharpness now which you can only get through playing games," added Edwards.


see also
Blackpool clinch Camara loan deal
06 Aug 08 |  Blackpool
Blackpool sign Welsh ace Vaughan
04 Aug 08 |  Blackpool
Blackpool seal deals for QPR pair
01 Aug 08 |  Blackpool
Wolves seal Edwards deal
20 Jul 04 |  Wolves


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