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At last!!! Sparky does it again.....

At last!!! Sparky does it again.....

Blackburn Rovers have won the race to sign NAC Breda striker Maceo Rigters. Having earlier completed the signing of young Faroe Island Goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen, Blackburn then moved swiftly to pinch the highly rated hitman.

The Dutch striker, who starred for Holland in this month's U-21 European Championships, has signed a four-year deal at Ewood Park.

Rigters, had been strongly linked with a move to Celtic, but also attracted interest from Newcastle, Rangers and Norwich.

Rigters has just come off international duty after scoring four goals as Holland won the European U-21 Championships.

This is another good coup for the Rovers as the fee is believed to be less than £1 million... he already looks a bargain!

And may I be the first to say... this has registered very high on the 'Rigter Scale', thank you I'll be here all week ;)

MikeyGamst, Orange for a Day.

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday July 2 2007
Time: 7:14PM

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theres no official confirmation yet mate, lotsa of speculation that hes gone to celtic too
BomBom
02/07/2007 19:26:00
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Damn you Mikey, beat me to it by a few mins!!!! Great news though in my humble opinion!
roversman
02/07/2007 19:36:00
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BomBom its on the Rovers site! They wouldn't report it if it hadn't gone through! Oh and Mikey...terrible pun. Are you working for the Rovers official site too?
roversman
02/07/2007 19:38:00
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I thought it was a good un!!!!! BomBom you need to stay in touch mate.... how is everyone?? have just got back from London. This is a great signing...
MikeyGamst
02/07/2007 19:51:00
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Every. Single. Bloody. Time. I don't know how he does it, but Sparky seems to pull these signings out of nowhere.... We'll see how that new chap at Arsenal does, but I think this could be the end of "Arsene knows" and the beginning of a glorious new era of "Sparky knows"...
theirishrover
02/07/2007 20:20:00
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Do yourselves a favour - visit you tube and watch this boys goals in the recent U-21 tournament - He looks a great signing. I didn't realise that he was the guy that scored the amazing overhead kick that equalised against England.
Wellsy
02/07/2007 20:28:00
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Mikey...I was taking the mikey pal! I would have used it had i thought of it lol! Looking forward to seeing what he offers Rovers but I have a feeling it could be quite a bit!
roversman
02/07/2007 20:32:00
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Taking the Mikey??? like it...
MikeyGamst
02/07/2007 20:45:00
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i saw rigters flying in a heatrow airport on sunday evening, dont know why he was down in london, but wasn't expecting him 2 sign for us when i saw him ther!?! ye another cheap and good sining from hughes!
whitey_82003
02/07/2007 22:18:00
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Can't see it catching on Mikey unfortunately. Yeah it is a top signing. Really pleased we have bought him.
roversman
02/07/2007 22:26:00
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