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Rovers see off plucky Fleetwood in friendly

New Rover Yildiray Basturk has put himself in the Rovers limelight with a very impressive showing in a 1-0 win against Fleetwood Town last night.

The Turkish midfielder, who many believed may be over the hill showed some very steady fitness and some super touches as he was all that was right in the first half.

The Turk only played the first half of the game but the match fitness and the practice has put him right in contention for the Hull squad on Wednesday.

Junior Hoilett, Vince Grella, Nick Blackman, Aaron Dorran and Steven Reid were all part of the game which was used by Rovers to gauge some of the fringe players fitness.

But the main focal point of the evening and the man of the match was Yildiray Basturk AKA the Inglourious Basturk.




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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 9 2010

Time: 12:45PM

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Good to see that so many of the players that can play a part in the game are cracking on. Especially Basturk who must surely be a part on Wednesday against Hull?
Mikey Delap
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09/02/2010 12:48:00

can't be a bad thing! lets hope we see him against hull
LHrover
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09/02/2010 13:15:00

It was only a friendly vs Fleetwood but I have a good feeling about Yildiray the Inglorious Basturk!
fransavarese
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09/02/2010 15:00:00

Hey you have to start somewhere!!!
Mikey Delap
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09/02/2010 15:16:00

Ah, so did Di Santo play? (Return of the Di Santo lobbyist.. lol)
JT_daniel
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09/02/2010 15:29:00

Don't think he did mate - he was being whipped with a belt for heading over from 6 yards on Saturday.
Mikey Delap
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09/02/2010 15:39:00

Great nickname. I love it.
SoCal Rover
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09/02/2010 16:55:00

Haha, not his fault. You lot still insist on shooting lessons by Jason Roberts. :)
JT_daniel
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10/02/2010 15:32:00

whos di santo? lol
sasman
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11/02/2010 04:44:00

 

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