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Rovers get royal seal of approval

Amazing scenes at Ewood Park on Saturday as Prince Albert of Monaco made a surprise visit to the Rovers for our 0-0 draw against Newcastle United.

The Prince was asked if he was a Rovers fan, and he is quoted in the Daily Mail as saying - 'I am now. And for the next few hours'.

At the end of the game he then chipped in - 'I'm sorry it wasn't a better result.

A bit of a scrappy game and a few bad calls but an enjoyable day all the same.'

He was also introduced to the players at full time.

Chris Samba even explained the dismal showing to the man himself - 'I apologised for the lack of a show in that we didn't score but the prince is a football man and he understands that these things happen.'

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The Journalist

Writer: LHRover Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 13 2011

Time: 8:33PM

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i think were still going down
tubzz
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14/02/2011 10:07:00

Loving the positivity. Wonder how he felt after his beloved AS Monaco didn't get Formica!
fransavarese
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14/02/2011 12:19:00

Do we reckon he will come again though?!
Mikey Delap
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14/02/2011 16:11:00

Wish he bought the club...!
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15/02/2011 12:10:00

 

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