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Rover and out for Emo???

With the Hyundai A-League Expansion well underway, it is believed a Western Sydney consortium has been given license to enter the Australian competition starting in 2011. Brett Emerton has long been a keen admirer of returning home once his current contract at Rover's coming to an end.

In 2008, Brett signed a 4 year deal, keeping him at the club until 2012. However, with the new license, it is believed that Emerton would be targeted as a marquee signing for the yet to be named Western Sydney outfit. Born in the heart Inner West Sydney, Bankstown (the place yours truly also calls home), Brett would have a difficult decision on his hands, leave the club he has called home since 2003 and assist develop the newly formed club, or finish of his contract at Rovers and link up with the Australian club in its second season.

Either way, time will tell, but the word is Emerton will be coming home a year early, with the possibility of a link between the Western Sydney Consortium and Rover's being established....



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Writer:Sasman!
Date:Wednesday September 30 2009
Time: 2:50AM

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As much as i want to see the A-League succeed, Emo leaving early would be nothing short of a tradgedy. He'll be back into our starting line-up very soon and has years of top football in him. It may only be a year, but its a year that shoudn't be spent with those mugs from Sydney (hey Sas)
retroflair31
30/09/2009 05:28:00
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Sorry I'm also from Bankstown and the a-league sucks. The footy is no better than our all age games - and we dont play on the perfect surfaces do. Stay at blackburn Emerton!
Will-i-am10
30/09/2009 07:06:00
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Contracts dont mean anything in football anymore so if he decided to go he'd go, i can see the appeal of returning home but surely while he's still got a list footie at his feet he'd choose to stay in the uk and return to play in his homeland in his twilight years.
mutts nutts
30/09/2009 08:53:00
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come on Brett stay here at Rovers - I invisage that Brett has at least 3 good season sin him yet due to his great fitness record (barring last seasons injury!)... we still love you Brett!!!
Mikey Delap
30/09/2009 09:14:00
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Talk it up will! If the bankstown district comp is that good I might bring my belmore eagles over next season
sasman
30/09/2009 10:36:00
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good god dont encourage him Will!!! lol
Mikey Delap
30/09/2009 13:04:00
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i think by then it would be a could time for the end of brett's good blackburn career
a7081543
30/09/2009 15:01:00
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2003 -2012... come on... 1 more year and thats a testemonial right there....
rover23
30/09/2009 17:55:00
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He should have his testimonial and then move on in my eyes (in line with what 23 has said here). Ten years would be impressive.
Mikey Delap
30/09/2009 19:14:00
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Dont wanna lose Emo but when uv lost Shearer, Sutton, Duff, Le Saux, Bellamy, Friedel and RSC to mention a few and lived to tell the tale then hey ho....it wouldnt be the end of the world and wouldnt be a tragedy......my only sentiment is thta Emo seems to have a genuine affection for the club.
mani13963
01/10/2009 17:43:00
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