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Aussie Keeper In On Loan

With Andy Warrington and Alan Blayney still sidelined through injury, and Jan Budtz doubtful with an infected toe, SOD has signed a keeper.

John Filan made 15 league appearances for Wigan last season after joining the club back in 2001 from Blackburn in a 600,000 deal.

The 36 year old is available for selection for tonights game at Belle Vue against Oldham.




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Date:Friday October 6 2006

Time: 10:02AM

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good experianced hands between the sticks ... good cover I think !
dazednconfuzed
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06/10/2006 10:19:00

I agree, could we get him for longer than a month
viking phil
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06/10/2006 10:25:00

yeah this should be good no goals should go past him and we need to score a few goals today i think we can do it but what about ben smith the other goaly that is on loan i guess he will be on the bench and tonight we need to get all three points.COME ON ROVERS
no.1 rover
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06/10/2006 11:18:00

Ben Smith is not on loan, we signed him on a one year contract. Filan is a good signing, just hope he does not get crocked.
NathanDRFC
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06/10/2006 11:26:00

its a very good signing, I would sooner have him and Andy Warrington at the club and get rid of Blayney and Budtz.
dazza71
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06/10/2006 16:03:00

I'm impressed with that signing. We needed an experienced head in goal. FILAN FILAN!!
SouthStandRover
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06/10/2006 16:28:00

Filan played really well as you would expect with someone who has his history. It's like having Southall back between the sticks but just with a bit more dexterity. As I've said before though, our defence isn't a problem.
ROversNaith
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07/10/2006 12:43:00

just need to get your goalscoring sorted now eh ? come in for Elliott from Hull , he would definately do a job for you !!!
dazednconfuzed
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08/10/2006 12:55:00

 

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