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Robbo hoping Carling Cup continues to be kind

Robbo hoping Carling Cup continues to be kind

Rovers keeper Paul Robinson is keeping his fingers crossed that he enjoys more luck in the English League Cup - a competition that has been kind to him over the years.

Robbo has won the trophy once, scored in the competition and has been a penalty shoot out hero over the years so it is no suprise he is optimistic ahead of the games against Villa that might seal a trip to Wembley.

Robbo, speaking to Rovers.co.uk said - "I enjoy the Carling Cup. I scored a goal in this competition, I won it in 2008 and this year I`ve ended up saving a couple of penalties.

"To get back to Wembley and to have the chance of winning it again would be very nice for me.

"We`re at home first, which isn`t really kind to us but at the end of the day, it`s a semi-final and a great chance to get to Wembley.

"It would be huge for us to get there. We managed to avoid the two Manchester teams in the draw but it`s going to be tough against Aston Villa."

Lets hope that we do a little bit better against the Villa than the Reserves match yesterday!



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Sunday January 3 2010
Time: 2:29PM

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Lets hope this good luck rubs off on the rest of the team!!
Mikey Delap
03/01/2010 14:59:00
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What happens in the two legs will define our season, I just hope we get the right result at home and with that bit of luck we can get something away. Come on Rovers and give us a trip to wembley!
LHrover
03/01/2010 17:58:00
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The second away leg is a problem, though.. Villa park is a horrible place to play in.
JT_daniel
04/01/2010 03:40:00
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