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Sam Takes The Rovers To Scotland

Sam Allardyce has sent his Blackburn squad on an adventure weekend off in an attempt for the team to start hitting the target again.

Sam is worried that Rovers are firing blanks in the crucial part of the season.

So he has taken them off to Scotland, where clay-pigeon shooting, putting golf and off-roading are all being done as the pressure is taken off in the lead up to Wigan at home on Sunday afternoon.

Some highlights of the trip are as follows* -

- Benni McCarthy missed 18 out of the 19 clay pigeons he shot, and whilst running back for additional ammo, he fell over through exhaustion.

- During the golf, Aaron Mokoena was thrown a golf ball to catch, he attempted to trap the ball with his his feet, but in doing so the ball slipped under his feet.

- Further attempts to trap the same golf ball by Keith Andrews, Morten Gamst Pedersen and Danny Simpson also proved fruitless.

- During the off road races, El Hadji Diouf got into a scuffle with a cop who pulled him up for speeding. When the cop touched Diouf on the shoulder, he hit the deck and asked for the cop to be booked. He escaped with a three match ban and a ticking off.

*These highlights may or may not be fictional.




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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 21 2009

Time: 9:03AM

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You got to have a bit of fun with these things really havent you!?
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 09:05:00

You got to have a bit of fun with these things really havent you!?
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 09:05:00

Great stuff!!!!, I'l eat some humble pie.....Grella picked up a calf strain on the first hole after walking to the green following his 300 yard drive
sasman
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21/04/2009 09:50:00

Great stuff!!!!, I'l eat some humble pie.....Grella picked up a calf strain on the first hole after walking to the green following his 300 yard drive
sasman
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21/04/2009 09:50:00

Dam I forgot about the Grella joke....
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 10:30:00

Dam I forgot about the Grella joke....
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 10:30:00

love it. well done, sas.
dominator2800
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21/04/2009 15:51:00

love it. well done, sas.
dominator2800
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21/04/2009 15:51:00

Funny stuff dude, sometimes all you can do it laugh. A bit of team bonding shouldn't do us any harm.
Walker
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21/04/2009 16:35:00

Funny stuff dude, sometimes all you can do it laugh. A bit of team bonding shouldn't do us any harm.
Walker
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21/04/2009 16:35:00

Yeah it will help as we dont have to play until Sunday, helps us out as well.
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 17:27:00

Yeah it will help as we dont have to play until Sunday, helps us out as well.
Mikey D
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21/04/2009 17:27:00

lol funny stuff Mikey... after birdying the first hole, Santa Cruz started yelling at his caddy to give him a 'bigger and more ambitious club'
retroflair31
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22/04/2009 12:33:00

lol funny stuff Mikey... after birdying the first hole, Santa Cruz started yelling at his caddy to give him a 'bigger and more ambitious club'
retroflair31
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22/04/2009 12:33:00

lol retro... thats funny mate.
Mikey D
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22/04/2009 13:54:00

lol retro... thats funny mate.
Mikey D
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22/04/2009 13:54:00

Stephen Reid, after playing the best first round of his life, hit a stormer of a tee-shot on the first hole of the second round. Whilst walking to take his second shot, tripped over a sprinkler, causing injury which meant he was unable to participate in the remainder of the round. However, he was back fit to play for the third round. Again, after hitting a blinder of a tee-shot, another freak accident involving a rabbit warren and misplace bunker rake, meant he was unable to finish that round also. He is hopeful to be back for the final round.
Decimus Poole
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22/04/2009 14:23:00

Stephen Reid, after playing the best first round of his life, hit a stormer of a tee-shot on the first hole of the second round. Whilst walking to take his second shot, tripped over a sprinkler, causing injury which meant he was unable to participate in the remainder of the round. However, he was back fit to play for the third round. Again, after hitting a blinder of a tee-shot, another freak accident involving a rabbit warren and misplace bunker rake, meant he was unable to finish that round also. He is hopeful to be back for the final round.
Decimus Poole
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22/04/2009 14:23:00

we're all getting in on it now!!! lol
Mikey D
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22/04/2009 17:13:00

we're all getting in on it now!!! lol
Mikey D
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22/04/2009 17:13:00

 

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