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Stupid Snow means Carling Semi is off

Stupid Snow means Carling Semi is off

The Rovers v Villa Carling Cup tie that was due to take place tonight has been officially postponed.

Heavy snow in the North West of England and in the Midlands has meant that common sense has had to prevail as the conditions around the ground were an absolute nightmare.

The pitch itself is playable but the fans safety is of first concern and that is fair enough.

What a disappointment...



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday January 5 2010
Time: 11:31AM

Comments

0
Not good at all and there will be a lot of disappointed people but it is for the best, although it might not seem like it now!!
Mikey Delap
05/01/2010 11:33:00
0
better safe than sorry I suppose. Damn, have to pay for a mini bus now that will be going nowhere! lol
The Fear
05/01/2010 11:44:00
0
Nevermind! we have more time to get our players back to full fitness!
rover23
05/01/2010 11:49:00
0
thats unfair :( you will get your injurd players back and diuof?
Tr1dent
05/01/2010 11:50:00
0
Pity but at least they made a decision early - as it happens I'm snowed in for the first time in years so I doubt that I had any realistic hope of crossing the pennines tonight! Here's looking forward to the rearranged fixture - hope it upsets Villa preparations more than Rovers!
YORK ROVER
05/01/2010 11:51:00
0
PS. Any hope that the rearranged fixture will be after the trip to Villa Park? I quite fancy our chances if the 'second leg' is at Ewood!!!
YORK ROVER
05/01/2010 11:54:00
0
york rover, u from york? :)
Tr1dent
05/01/2010 12:32:00
0
Tr1dent I think its fair to say none of us want Diouf back and that if he plays he will pose more threat to us than to Villa. Anyway I think Thursday the 14th has been set aside as the date for the fixture. The second leg is on the 20th I think
durks
05/01/2010 12:51:00
0
guys i read somewhere that this game must be played before the villa game, regardless, and it takes precedent over EPL games......pick a date and away we go......also, this sort of thing never happens in Sydney :D
sasman
05/01/2010 13:46:00
0
gutted, but at least we can go sledging of the hill behind ewood :D.
LHrover
05/01/2010 14:32:00
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