Monday 02 March 1998
Six goals in 17 League matches for Bradford City had scouts flocking to look at 18-year-old Tomlinson, who had to pinch himself when he learned he was destined for Manchester United after City accepted Alex Ferguson's pounds 100,000 offer. That was four years ago. Now, having failed to start a senior match for United and suffered a broken leg on loan to Luton in 1996, the 5ft 9in striker is anxious to take any chance that comes his way. It could be at Burnley, where the manager, Chris Waddle, has taken him on a two-week trial and was impressed by what he saw in the reserve team last week.
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