Blackburn sign Sunderland defender Kilgallon

Blackburn Rovers have snapped up Sunderland defender Matthew Kilgallon. The 29-year-old, who left the Stadium of Light at the end of last season, has agreed a two-year contract at Ewood Park.

Blackburn Rovers have snapped up Sunderland defender Matthew Kilgallon.

The 29-year-old, who left the Stadium of Light at the end of last season, has agreed a two-year contract at Ewood Park.

Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer said: "He's left-sided and has the ability to play in a couple of positions for us, both at centre-back and at left-back.

"He will bring a lot of experience from playing in the Premier League and in the Championship."

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