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#21 roverandout

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 23:05 PM

good, honest pro, could be our new savage

#22 blueboy3333

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 23:48 PM

Solid and a better footballer than he's given credit for. Who is identifying targets this summer because they're a lot better than the tripe signed last summer?

#23 Rovers_Dan

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:37 AM

another nob ender

i dont really know too much about him other than playin for north end.

#24 Bing

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:15 AM

Sorry but Etuhu is an abysmal footballer. Use of the ball is terrible.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:35 AM

We already know that he and Murphy can form a good partnership in central midfield. Very good signing if it comes off.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:41 AM

We already know that he and Murphy can form a good partnership in central midfield. Very good signing if it comes off.


Partnerships in midfield are most important, like strikers and Central defenders, you work together, over the years, Metcalfe/Parkes, Tugay/Savage, Sherwood/Atko etc were great instances of this!!

Trying to remember who played in centre mid with Kendall, McKenzie was in a more advanced role I think? Help!!

Edited by Kelbo, 03 August 2012 - 07:43 AM.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:42 AM

Very estabilished Premier League footballer, would be happy with him in the Prem. For the Championship i think he is more than good enough....
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#28 rovers11

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:46 AM

Absolutely perfect signing if it comes off. The missing piece of the jigsaw in midfield. He breaks up the play, can put his foot in and very disciplined in his role protecting the back four.

Very impressed.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 08:12 AM

Partnerships in midfield are most important, like strikers and Central defenders, you work together, over the years, Metcalfe/Parkes, Tugay/Savage, Sherwood/Atko etc were great instances of this!!

Trying to remember who played in centre mid with Kendall, McKenzie was in a more advanced role I think? Help!!


Mickey Speight in our promotion season, enhanced by the majestic Kevin Arnott later in the season - that is if memory isn't playing tricks on me!

Edited by Jim Royle, 03 August 2012 - 08:14 AM.


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Posted 03 August 2012 - 08:22 AM

Mickey Speight in our promotion season, enhanced by the majestic Kevin Arnott later in the season - that is if memory isn't playing tricks on me!

Speight is the kind of player we could use now!! forgotten about him!!

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#31 dwayne cage

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:04 AM

I agree with Patrick. Etuhuu also knows how to tackle unlike any of our midfield last season. Was like watching The Benny Hill Show most of the time.

#32 davulsukur

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:43 AM

Danny Murphy is picking his own CM partner? Better than Kean picking it i suppose.
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#33 A cup of beans

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:08 AM

Kean had long left fulham before they signed Etuhu. There is no link as far as I am aware


Hold my hands up on that.
Good to see Kean attracting players! :P

Absolutely perfect signing if it comes off. The missing piece of the jigsaw in midfield. He breaks up the play, can put his foot in and very disciplined in his role protecting the back four.

Very impressed.


High praise. Lets hope Dickson plays to your expectations.
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#34 LDRover

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:14 AM

Why do we need this bloke when we've just signed the new Gattusso?

Edited by LDRover, 03 August 2012 - 10:15 AM.

Keeping the powder dry until the next transfer window.

#35 davulsukur

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:21 AM

Because the comparison was made by Kean.
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#36 LDRover

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:27 AM

Are you saying that wee Stevie has been economical with the truth?
Keeping the powder dry until the next transfer window.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:31 AM

Speight is the kind of player we could use now!! forgotten about him!!

Be good for free kicks :-)

I thought he joined after promotion - though could be getting dates muddled. Also was Parkes not playing - before he broke his leg towards end.of season ?

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 11:45 AM

Sorry but Etuhu is an abysmal footballer. Use of the ball is terrible.


Havent seen much of him recently but thought his use of the ball was very good at preston

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 11:50 AM

As long as he can break up the opposition play and pass ten yards to another Rovers player, then he'll do for me. I'm afraid the team has declined so far that we're in the same position as when Hughes signed Mokoena. We need to tighten up our back line and having someone sitting in front of them with the sole intention of winning the ball back will be crucial. It was bloody well crucial last year too. The results of not addressing that are painfully obvious.
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#40 Salgado Is A Hero

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:01 PM

His use of the ball wasn't outstanding in the Premier League but he worked well with Murphy who was always good at finding space to receive a pass....if he's good enough for the Prem, he's good enough for the C'ship.

Anyway he is a defensive midfielder so I'm more concerned with whether or not he can put a tackle in.....as long as he isn't absolutely terrible at passing which Etuhu is not.
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