THERE have been some notable hat tricks scored in the Barclays Premier League of late, but Stephen Dobbie is currently closing in on the kind of triple achievement which would leave even the efforts of Luis Suarez or Fernando Torres in the shade.
The former Queen of the South striker is back on-loan at Blackpool, where he is aiming to be the only player in history to take three teams up to the English top flight via the play-offs in successive seasons. Having helped the Bloomfield Road club attain promotion in 2010, only to return to parent club Swansea City shortly afterwards, then take the Welsh club up last season, only to swiftly find himself surplus to first-team requirements there, it might be third time lucky for the player this year. Indeed, he may even get a run of games to prove himself in the top flight.
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