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Jason Roberts Back In Contention For Saturday

Jason Roberts is set to boost the ranks this weekend with a timely return.

The Lancashire Telegraph is reporting that J-Rob should be good to go this weekend with Samba being moved back into the defence after being forced to play as an emergency striker in recent weeks.

Roberts has been out of action with a stress fracture to his foot since the dramatic win over Spurs a month ago and Rovers have missed his presence and pace up front.

This looks like a great boost for everyone at Rovers as we look for the win that would more or less guarantee safety.

I feel good, der der der der....




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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 5 2009

Time: 12:51PM

Your Comments

This is great news, one mroe back in the starting line up and we can now move Samba back to defence.... get in.
Mikey D
This is great news, one mroe back in the starting line up and we can now move Samba back to defence.... get in.
Mikey D
I never thought I'd be so happy to see JR back in contention
Money4midfield
I never thought I'd be so happy to see JR back in contention
Money4midfield
lol I have always liked him!!! legend! lol
Mikey D
lol I have always liked him!!! legend! lol
Mikey D
about time!! and he brings the best out of mccarthy too :D!
scottrover
about time!! and he brings the best out of mccarthy too :D!
scottrover
Samba back as a defender, or play 3 up front!!??!
Decimus Poole
Samba back as a defender, or play 3 up front!!??!
Decimus Poole
I say get 6 up front and get Nelsen and Robbo to send it long!
Mikey D
I say get 6 up front and get Nelsen and Robbo to send it long!
Mikey D
Samba has to be back in defence - it's Crouch we're playing against remember. Great news that we finally have a striker who gives a **** in the line-up. At least JR can never be faulted for effort, even if he misses a few. Roll on saturday.
Blue_Canoe
Samba has to be back in defence - it's Crouch we're playing against remember. Great news that we finally have a striker who gives a **** in the line-up. At least JR can never be faulted for effort, even if he misses a few. Roll on saturday.
Blue_Canoe
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
He prob will start and then maybe take him off and put Samba up there with 20/30 left?
Mikey D
He prob will start and then maybe take him off and put Samba up there with 20/30 left?
Mikey D
as long as he and benni get some decent time together i think we will win. So very happy to hear he is returning
retroflair31
as long as he and benni get some decent time together i think we will win. So very happy to hear he is returning
retroflair31
 

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