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Hughes Singing Santa's Praises

Hughes Singing Santa's Praises

Not for the first time Blackburn Rovers manager has sung Roque Santa Cruz's praises, after the striker played a pivotal role in Rovers' victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

The Paraguayan International has now scored five goal in nine matches since his bargain transfer from Bayern Munich in the summer, with his fifth coming with what proved to be the winner in our 2-1 win over Roy Keane's Sunderland on Saturday, having also created the opening goal for David Bentley.

Hughes told the Official Blackburn Rovers Website: "He's a good player, he's got exceptional talent and he's quick. I think he takes people unawares on occasions as they don't realise how quick for a big guy he actually is.

"He works exceptionally hard for the team as well, he's really appreciated and respected by his team-mates for what his does to the team.

"He's a great player and a good guy as well and he scores goals
."

Sparky hasn't been backwards in coming forwards with praise for Santa Cruz, and personally I can't blame him as I think he has been superb since he arrived, for a REAL bargain price (again!) as well!!!


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Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday September 30 2007
Time: 1:24PM

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We have covered this subject (how good Santa Cruz is!) several times, but you just can't get away from it he has been another great Sparky signing, and at such a bargain prize!
There can't be many doubters now, surely?!?!
Hughes Da Man
30/09/2007 13:26:00
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I think that roque can develop to be a greater influence then benni. I dunno, benni at times dissapears from the play, if only he gets more involved. Maybe he is down on confidence lately. Roque appears so hungry, he deserves the role of our main striker
sasman
30/09/2007 13:53:00
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benni will benefit most from roque being here.... his link up play is essential for Benni as is Jason's as well...
MikeyGamst
30/09/2007 14:13:00
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Men..I'm so proud of my good friend Mister Roque Luis Santa Cruz Cantero..we al paraguayans are. I hope he can show more of his quality. Just for you to know, he gave us (OLIMPIA) 2 championships scoring goals of every kind!
diegoveron
30/09/2007 15:58:00
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Paraguayans have EVERY right to be proud, he's a world-class performer.
Hughes Da Man
30/09/2007 22:26:00
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been very very impressed with him, long may it continue!
martinr
01/10/2007 02:14:00
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Diego u guys got any more like roque who wanna come to england lol, maybe a central midfielder, cover defender and young goalkeeper lol
sasman
01/10/2007 11:43:00
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I don't think we need the goalkeeper dude as we have several on the books here, and they are young and talented.
Hughes Da Man
01/10/2007 12:12:00
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When u look at te difference between Roque and Pizzaro!! Roque granted cost money from Bayern but looks about 100 times better than his free pal from the same team! Shows that Hughes had a better eye for talent then the 'Special One '
Clint
01/10/2007 15:20:00
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I was reading an article on Frank Fielding and it has been said that he is being linked as the next big English goalie, never seen him play but Friedel is quoted in 'being impressed ' must be an ok recommendation u would think
Clint
01/10/2007 15:23:00
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