Date: 3rd March 2007 at 2:48pm
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Speaking to the Times about his move from the Dippers to Spain it seems Little Micky didn’t have the greatest time during his year in the capital:

‘I moved out there [Madrid] for all the right reasons. I knew that if I turned down the opportunity I might regret it all my life. Everyone I spoke to agreed. In some ways I had to get it out of my system, a bit like owning a boy-racer car and yet, looking back, I knew that after about two months that I was doing one year and one year only.

I knew quickly that I wasn’t going to take to it. You need the trust of your manager but I was scoring goals and still coming off. It sickens you and you think ‘I want to go home’. I am glad for the experience even if the main thing I learned was that living abroad is not for me.’