Luke Rodgers' conviction for affray deals chances of joining New York Red Bulls a hammer blow

Luke Rodgers

New York time's up: Rodgers

Notts County striker Luke Rodgers’ dream of joining New York Red Bulls is on hold after his application for a work permit was denied because he has a conviction for affray.

Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce has promised midfielder Yildiray Basturk a chance to play for a new deal before the season ends.

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