Former Liverpool midfielder opens up on accidentally triggering bid that left boss fuming
The former midfielder signed at Anfield in 1995 from Bolton for £4.5m - but a deal with Blackburn was consequently hijacked.
McAteer was in talks with Rovers boss and Liverpool legend Dalglish over a double move for him and Bolton team-mate Alan Stubbs.
Having just secured promotion with the Trotters, McAteer was in demand, but the Reds had not yet made a move.
However, the ex-Republic of Ireland international has now exposed how his own naivety had Dalglish raging.
In his autobiography Blood, Sweat and Jason McAteer: A Footballers’ Story, serialised by the Liverpool Echo, the 45-year-old... read more
- 15:04 Car bursts into flames on major Sheffield road
- 15:03 Mountain team comes to the rescue of injured fell runner
- 15:03 VIDEO: Floral tributes pour in for murdered Sheffield teen as...
- 15:00 Mika Häkkinen: ‘Monaco is very demanding. If you panic, you are in...
- 14:57 Indiana teacher threw basketball to avert school shooter
- 14:57 Girl, 12, among three killed as Cyclone Mekunu hits Oman
- 14:57 Man suffers multiple stab wounds in Birmingham pub attack
- 14:57 Police primed to deal with any underage drinkers
- 14:56 Blinder of an event at Brocklesby for hospice funds
- 14:55 There’s a massive art installation dedicated to sweets in Dallas
- 14:54 Football league runs at Brid CYP this summer
- 14:54 VIDEO: Floral tributes pour in for murdered Sheffield teen as...
- 14:53 Police primed to deal with any underage drinkers
- 14:53 Major road in Northamptonshire near M1 closed following crash
- 14:46 VIDEO: Floral tributes pour in for murdered Sheffield teen as...
- 14:45 Councillors backing Market Place projects
- 14:43 A troublesome resident has been jailed after he breached an...
- 14:41 Billy Bragg on Barking: ‘I would hurry past every alleyway for fear...
- 14:41 World Cup 2018: The 12 Tottenham stars you can expect to see in...
- 14:38 New Sunderland AFC owners 'absolutely intent' on return of Stadium...
- 14:34 Train gets 'lost' in Yorkshire after it goes the wrong way
- 14:32 Met Office issues thunderstorm flood warning for Bank Holiday Monday
- 14:32 A troublesome resident has been jailed after he breached an...
- 14:30 Police primed to deal with any underage drinkers
- 14:30 Scots writers protest against Richard Branson’s Edinburgh hotel plans
- 14:28 Murder inquiry launched after boy, 17, dies in Northampton
- 14:28 Firefighters 7,500m climb for fellow life-savers
- 14:27 Liverpool Champions League team news: Star to miss game, Klopp...
- 14:25 People aren’t impressed with this restaurant’s take on a full...
- 14:25 BREAKING NEWS: Murder inquiry launched after death of teenager in...