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From VBers - Thank You John Terry

From VBers - Thank You John Terry

I just thought I would take a brief sojourn from my busy schedule on the paper today to say a thank you to John Terry for his part in the Samba injury.

In what was an ugly incident on Saturday evening, Rovers` stalwart giant at the back, Chris 'the machine` Samba, suffered concussion after being volleyed in the head by Chelsea`s Andriy Shevchenko. It was a totally innocent incident, and was simply unfortunate.

The brave Samba divided heroically at the feet of Shevchenko to clear the danger but received a kick to the back of the head. Shevchenko was quick to show his concern leaning over Samba, however, it was the actions of Chelsea and England captain Terry that deserve a mention, hence the article.

He was quickly over moving players out of the way so that physios could get to Rovers` defender as soon as possible. Having suffered from a similarly gruesome incident last season, Terry knows exactly what it feels like and what is needed in that situation.

He showed true professionalism and sportsmanship towards a fellow player and human. His concern was only outshone by his quickness of thought to help out.

From me, roversman, and the rest of Vital Blackburn and indeed all concern with Rovers; a hearty thank you to John Terry.

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Writer:Roversman
Date:Monday September 17 2007
Time: 1:48PM

Comments

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Well done to the guy. He has gone up further in my estimation. A true professional.
roversman
17/09/2007 13:50:00
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cheers roversman, well done terry can u send this over to the chelsea page or let merlin now about it he will mention it or somethin
sasman
17/09/2007 14:25:00
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Sas, I have mailed merlin so we wait with baited breath.
roversman
17/09/2007 14:36:00
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lol u forum moderators, always ahead of us infidels, but dont forget, i got vber of the year lol, well HDM got lucky and tied with me hehehe
sasman
17/09/2007 14:51:00
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I'm a Chelsea s/t holder and would also like to add that as I was leaving the ground, the ambulance was just closing it's doors with Samba inside. Despite the disappointment of the result from our point of view, many of those present clapped him as the ambulance passed, and every single person stood aside to allow a swift exit. (Unlike the scousers when Alan Smith broke his leg and they stoned the ambulance!). After what we witnessed last season with Cech, Cudicini and Terry, we know what the lad was going through. Here's to a swift recovery.
blue_tone
17/09/2007 15:07:00
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cbeers mate always had at least a bit of respect for ur lads, unlike those gooners or spuds, they have no clue
sasman
17/09/2007 15:18:00
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well done J.T
adrianbrfc
17/09/2007 15:52:00
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roversman - it's on and thanks for getting in contact.
merlin
17/09/2007 16:18:00
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Yer great comment Blue-tone, great thing to see and top marks for the chelsea fans nice to see!!!
roverjoy
17/09/2007 21:53:00
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good work all round. John Terry suffered a similar injury last year so fair play. he knows how it feels. top marks for JT and for the Chelsea Vboard as well.
MikeyGamst
17/09/2007 22:02:00
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