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The day of reckoning is nearly here

The day of reckoning is nearly here

Blackburn Rovers sale looks all set to be completed in the next few weeks as Venkys (The VH Group) have all but won the race to buy the club.

News of fresh investment will likely be met with mass approval as the long takeover saga looks to be drawing to a close.

After much speculation, rumour mongering and a lot of false dawns, the Rovers official site confirmed the news.

The chairperson of Venkys even chipped in with their own statement.

Venkys chairperson Anuradha J Desai said - 'We expect to be the first Indian company to acquire a Premier League team and we are particularly delighted that the team is Blackburn Rovers, with whom we believe we have many shared values and ambitions.'

Rovers chairman John Williams added on the club's official website: 'A series of meetings, including discussions with the Premier League, have followed an extensive due diligence process.

'Both parties are hopeful that the transaction will be completed in November.'

The group which specialises in poultry farming and pharmaceuticals have undergone a stern examination so must be a good fit for what the Walkers want.

Bring on the chicken jokes!!!

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday October 26 2010
Time: 8:49AM

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Sit tight folks!!! :)
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 08:51:00
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I almost layed an egg when I heard this on the radio this morning. Now the end of November can't come quickly enough for everything to officially be completed.
fransavarese
26/10/2010 09:47:00
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Bootifull.
Stubbs
26/10/2010 10:04:00
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Fingers crossed this goes through and then Big Sam gets his marching orders!
mutts nutts
26/10/2010 10:20:00
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Not to get anyone too exited.. but last year the company turned over 112 billion US dollars..
rover23
26/10/2010 11:36:00
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:O typo.. 1 billion and its in £
rover23
26/10/2010 11:39:00
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Can we have £112 billion instead please 23?!
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 12:05:00
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guys.. not to put a damp mood on things.. but apparently.. these guys want to make money out of rovers.. buying talent and selling it on at high profit.. urgh..
rover23
26/10/2010 12:27:00
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business as usual then 23
the shire
26/10/2010 13:15:00
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We do that anyway dont we? But the difference is that a higher level of talent will be available to us with more spending power - that is the difference.
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 13:19:00
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