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George John deal edges closer

Rovers hope to complete the signing of defender George John by the end of this week at the very latest.

Rovers have agreed an undisclosed fee with John's current club FC Dallas believed to be in the region of 1 to 2 million pounds.

John has boarded a plane to Greece where he will pick up his Greek passport which means he will not need a work permit to play in England.

From Greece John will fly to England on Wednesday morning to discuss personal terms with Blackburn - which should not be a problem as John is on less than 1000 a week at Dallas.

Rovers hope to have John in the squad by the end of the week and he could well end up available for selection for Saturdays game against Everton at Ewood Park.

Good news I think! He looks a great bargain!

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Writer: Joe Ainscough Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 22 2011

Time: 9:48PM

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Couldn't see the french dude on the thumbnail!
rover23
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22/08/2011 21:52:00

Couldn't see the french dude on the thumbnail!
rover23
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22/08/2011 21:52:00

You should've used this thumbnail: http://beatlesnumber9.com/rarea
roversfanben
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22/08/2011 21:55:00

You should've used this thumbnail: http://beatlesnumber9.com/rarea
roversfanben
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22/08/2011 21:55:00

A defender! Hurrah!
rossp2112
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22/08/2011 21:56:00

A defender! Hurrah!
rossp2112
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22/08/2011 21:56:00

RFB - Why? and also we have to choose from a selection
rover23
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22/08/2011 21:59:00

RFB - Why? and also we have to choose from a selection
rover23
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22/08/2011 21:59:00

Hopefully will be a good move by us. Just worried about just throwing him in to soon like we did with ooijer.
Red_ice
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22/08/2011 22:21:00

Hopefully will be a good move by us. Just worried about just throwing him in to soon like we did with ooijer.
Red_ice
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22/08/2011 22:21:00

1000 a week? Lol! Think that might be slightly wrong...
Tombo1984
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22/08/2011 22:22:00

1000 a week? Lol! Think that might be slightly wrong...
Tombo1984
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22/08/2011 22:22:00

He's part American part Greek so the inclusion of a European is all good ;)
Mikey Delap
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22/08/2011 22:23:00

Tombo hes on 42k a year..
rover23
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22/08/2011 22:23:00

Tombo hes on 42k a year..
rover23
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22/08/2011 22:23:00

He's part American part Greek so the inclusion of a European is all good ;)
Mikey Delap
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22/08/2011 22:23:00

He looks like a good buy to me, watching the "YouTube" vids at least anyway. He constantly pester's attackers for the ball and looks menacing. Looks good in the air as well.
ITSALLROVER
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22/08/2011 22:40:00

He looks like a good buy to me, watching the "YouTube" vids at least anyway. He constantly pester's attackers for the ball and looks menacing. Looks good in the air as well.
ITSALLROVER
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22/08/2011 22:40:00

unless you are a "designated player" in the MLS, the wages are low. a few years ago some Toronto FC players had to live with the manager because they didn't make enough.
the shire
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22/08/2011 23:55:00

unless you are a "designated player" in the MLS, the wages are low. a few years ago some Toronto FC players had to live with the manager because they didn't make enough.
the shire
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22/08/2011 23:55:00

o no who the ***** is lad relegations thats all i say
tubzz
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23/08/2011 02:42:00

o no who the ***** is lad relegations thats all i say
tubzz
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23/08/2011 02:42:00

Rover23 - The pic is of GEORGE Harrison and JOHN Lennon from the Beatles. We need to sign Paul Ringo now! Tubbz, I wish you wouldn't say anything at all, you talk such tosh and you write like a moron.
roversfanben
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23/08/2011 08:30:00

Rover23 - The pic is of GEORGE Harrison and JOHN Lennon from the Beatles. We need to sign Paul Ringo now! Tubbz, I wish you wouldn't say anything at all, you talk such tosh and you write like a moron.
roversfanben
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23/08/2011 08:30:00

I'm all for signing a defender, but is this guy any good? I don't trust youtube clips as they only put on the good stuff!
freidelno.1
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23/08/2011 08:53:00

I'm all for signing a defender, but is this guy any good? I don't trust youtube clips as they only put on the good stuff!
freidelno.1
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23/08/2011 08:53:00

I'm all for signing a defender, but is this guy any good? I don't trust youtube clips as they only put on the good stuff!
freidelno.1
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23/08/2011 08:53:00

I'm all for signing a defender, but is this guy any good? I don't trust youtube clips as they only put on the good stuff!
freidelno.1
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23/08/2011 08:53:00

He looks a good prospect, probably will take a little time to get up to EPL speed though
Andy Fergie
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23/08/2011 09:02:00

He looks a good prospect, probably will take a little time to get up to EPL speed though
Andy Fergie
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23/08/2011 09:02:00

roversfanben wat are u raving about were are we going with these players id say kean in using utube too to find these players i no we got nelsen from sumewere in the usa to but wat the story with no bringing proven goal scores we ll end up like spurs 15 midfielders an 4 strickers
tubzz
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23/08/2011 14:05:00

roversfanben wat are u raving about were are we going with these players id say kean in using utube too to find these players i no we got nelsen from sumewere in the usa to but wat the story with no bringing proven goal scores we ll end up like spurs 15 midfielders an 4 strickers
tubzz
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23/08/2011 14:05:00

Tubzz, seriously lad you need to work on your punctuation and spelling: it's like reading one of my primary aged kid's English work... I'm all for an unknown defender from over the water - they tend to be solid lads but like Red_ice says, he'll need a bit of help getting to speed. I think the Admiral and Samba will be our best bet for the time being whilst he gets up to speed...
BigNumber5
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23/08/2011 17:00:00

Tubzz, seriously lad you need to work on your punctuation and spelling: it's like reading one of my primary aged kid's English work... I'm all for an unknown defender from over the water - they tend to be solid lads but like Red_ice says, he'll need a bit of help getting to speed. I think the Admiral and Samba will be our best bet for the time being whilst he gets up to speed...
BigNumber5
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23/08/2011 17:00:00

haha very gud sorry keep thinking im talking to irish ppl
tubzz
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23/08/2011 17:36:00

haha very gud sorry keep thinking im talking to irish ppl
tubzz
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23/08/2011 17:36:00

Another great looking player at least. Hey tubzz are you imploying that Irish people can't spell?
stevekally
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23/08/2011 18:23:00

Another great looking player at least. Hey tubzz are you imploying that Irish people can't spell?
stevekally
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23/08/2011 18:23:00

 

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