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MK Dons: Played for Both Clubs - Keith Andrews

Remember when he seemed like a good signing?

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I Could have gone with Michael Bridges, but instead it's Keith Andrews.

Keith Joseph Andrews, was born on 13th September 1980, in Dublin. Andrews began his career as a trainee at Wolverhampton Wanderers, progressing from their academy to the first team. He made his senior debut on 18th March 2000, in a 2–1 win at Swindon. Andrews would go on to make 72 appearances in total for Wolves, whilst also becoming the youngest captain for over a century.

In 2005, Andrews joined Hull City, but after a single year at Hull, he moved to Milton Keynes Dons of League Two for the 2006/07 campaign where he became club captain. Andrews had a very successful first spell with Milton Keynes, he scored the winning goal in a match at Stockport County on 19th April 2008 that saw the club promoted to League One, and also scored the opening goal of their 2–0 victory over Grimsby Town, with a penalty in the Football League Trophy at Wembley.

The season ended with him being voted into PFA Team of the Year and having already won the League Two Player of the Year Award at the Football League Awards. In his first spell, Andrews played 87 times for MK Dons, scoring 22 goals.

Andrews would then follow MK manager Paul Ince to Premier League minnows Blackburn Rovers in 2008, for a fee of £1 million. While at Rovers, Andrews made played his first game for the Republic of Ireland in November 2008, coming on as a second-half substitute and scoring a goal as part of a 3–2 home defeat in a friendly match against Poland.

After three years with the club, injuries and a falling out with the club led to Andrews moving to Ipswich Town on loan, and then West Bromwich Albion on a permanent deal in 2012.

After six months with WBA, Andrews became Owen Coyle's first signing of the season for Bolton Wanderers, as the Whites looked to make an immediate return to the Premier League. Keith Andrews' time with Bolton wasn't great. Despite featuring in 25 games by February of his first season, Andrews was frozen out and didn't play or make the bench for the rest of the 2012/2013 season. Andrews played 26 times for Bolton, scoring 4 goals.

Andrews spent the 2013/2014 season on loan at Brighton, the went to Watford for the 2014/2015 season. Due to Watford changing their manager every five minutes, Andrews was placed on garden leave after falling out with the club. This led to a second spell with MK Dons in January 2015.

Andrews would only make 4 appearances, as Milton Keynes gained promotion to the Championship. Keith Andrews retired at the end of last season, taking up a role as first team coach.