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Hitting the Headlines: Nathan Tyson

30 July 2014

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Following his arrival at the Keepmoat Stadium, many Rovers fans may recognise the name Nathan Tyson. finds out why, as we delve in to the archives on his football career to date.
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August 2001 – ‘Swans sign loan striker’ – - "Swansea City have agreed a month's loan deal for Reading's 19-year-old striker Nathan Tyson. Tyson, who is highly rated at Reading, featured as a substitute in the Royals' 4-0 demolition of Luton Town in the Worthington Cup."

September 2005 – ‘Monthly prize for Wycombe's Tyson’ – - "Wycombe striker Nathan Tyson has been named League Two player of the month for August after scoring six goals in as many league games during the month. Panel chairman Chris Kamara said: "He is quick, a great finisher and will be important for Wycombe this season.""

October 2005 – ‘Tyson turns down Wednesday move’ – - "Wycombe striker Nathan Tyson has turned down a move to Sheffield Wednesday, despite the clubs agreeing a £700,000 fee for him."

January 2006 – ‘Forest put seal on Tyson signing’ – - "Nottingham Forest have completed the permanent signing of striker Nathan Tyson from Wycombe for £675,000. The 23-year-old has been on loan at the City Ground since November, scoring twice in eight games. He scored 13 goals from 19 League games for Wycombe this season and found the net 22 times last term."

August 2012 – ‘Tyson's Tribute’ – - "Nathan Tyson has dedicated his first-ever goal for the Rams to his former Sunday League coach Malcolm Keene, who sadly passed away earlier this week.
Tyson, who agreed terms on a three-year deal with the Rams last summer, had a difficult first campaign at Derby after suffering numerous setbacks with a recurring groin injury in the first half of last season.
However, the striker came off the substitutes’ bench to net an 89th minute eqauliser against Premier League side Sunderland in the Rams’ penultimate warm-up fixture ahead of the new season on Wednesday night, and the 30-year-old forward was keen to pay tribute to his friend and former manager."

September 2013 - 'Derby County striker Nathan Tyson joins Blackpool in free transfer' – - "Derby County striker Nathan Tyson has joined Championship leaders Blackpool, less than a hour before the transfer window closed. The 31-year-old moved on a free transfer and has signed a one-year deal, with the option of a second year."

July 2014 - 'Nathan Tyson signs for Doncaster Rovers' - "Nathan Tyson has put pen to paper to become Doncaster Rovers’ first signing of the summer.  The 32 year-old forward signed for Paul Dickov’s side on an initial one year contract following an impressive three week trial and the club hold the option to extend this for a further year."

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