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Rovers announce new squad numbers

Rovers have announced this seasons squad numbers one day ahead of the new season.

The clearest sign that J-Rob is on his way out is that he has not been given a squad number and Niko Kalinic is the new club number 9.

El Hadji Diouf is number 10 and Martin Olsson has been 'promoted' to number 3.

For a list of the numbers in full visit this link - http://www.rovers.co.uk/page/NewsDetail/0,,10303~2121741,00.html?

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 13 2010

Time: 5:07PM

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Thank god Nelly is still number 6! My new shirt is safe!!! :)
Mikey Delap
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13/08/2010 17:09:00

Mame Biram Diouf... number 41.. strange...
rover23
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13/08/2010 17:58:00

plenty of scope for new signings.. numbers : 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, still up for grabs!
rover23
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13/08/2010 18:00:00

Only a 25 man squad though!!!!
Mikey Delap
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13/08/2010 18:01:00

ahh if we sign Jo.. i hope he doesnt get the number 18!!!! I have "Joe" number 18 on the back of mine.. people will just think im stupid!
rover23
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13/08/2010 18:01:00

only 19 players in the squad over the age of 21 though... so room for 6 more!
rover23
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13/08/2010 18:02:00

zurab also has no number.. looks like he is going
rover23
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13/08/2010 20:54:00

Another significant thing that has come out of naming the squad is that Chris Samba has been made captain, according to the official site, which I think is a great move. Nelly was a great captain but Samba was inspired to another level when he was given it last year during Nelly's injury.
fransavarese
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13/08/2010 21:05:00

Thats true Fran and I doubt Nelly needs the armband to continue to be the leader he is on and off the pitch.
Durks
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14/08/2010 02:11:00

Niko no.9 and deservedly so, Let's hope he fires the goals in for us.
ITSALLROVER
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14/08/2010 10:52:00

 

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