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Samba : I Can Play As Striker

Samba : I Can Play As Striker

Chris Samba has not ruled out playing more as a striker if Sam Allardyce asks that of him.

Allardyce was quick to point out after the somehow draw against bogey team West Ham that Chris Samba could be used more often as a forward with his aerial presence very important as it strikes fear and scares opposition players.

Chris had the following to say in reponse to Sam's comments.

Chris, speaking to the LET said - "I don`t think the manager means scare with my personality but I think I can do what he wants.

"I have played as a striker so I`ll definitely try to contribute. If the manager wants me to be more offensive, I will.

"If I can contribute one goal here or there it would be very important, like last year when I scored the winner against Spurs.

"I hope I will score an even more important one this year. It may not be a pretty one but I hope the best is yet to come."

Interesting. The thought never genuinely occured to me but if we are in the last 20 minutes of a game then this could be a potent weapon.



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday March 23 2009
Time: 9:24AM

Comments

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Samba does and aerial presence to Rovers and this could be used if we need it but surely it wouldnt be a full time thing?
Mikey D
23/03/2009 09:26:00
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Samba does and aerial presence to Rovers and this could be used if we need it but surely it wouldnt be a full time thing?
Mikey D
23/03/2009 09:26:00
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as long as he defends like a rock, and we dont concede, then he can nick a few goals!!!
sasman
23/03/2009 09:33:00
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as long as he defends like a rock, and we dont concede, then he can nick a few goals!!!
sasman
23/03/2009 09:33:00
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I can imagine Benni thinking - I've been replaced up front by a defender!
FreidelNo.1
23/03/2009 14:02:00
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I can imagine Benni thinking - I've been replaced up front by a defender!
FreidelNo.1
23/03/2009 14:02:00
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we need him at the back.
dominator2800
23/03/2009 14:18:00
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we need him at the back.
dominator2800
23/03/2009 14:18:00
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chris sutton statrted life as a centre back so why not!!!!!!!
glen9mullan
23/03/2009 17:49:00
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chris sutton statrted life as a centre back so why not!!!!!!!
glen9mullan
23/03/2009 17:49:00
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