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Savage Completes Derby Move

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Robbie Savage has now become former Blackburn Rovers midfielder after completing his move to Derby County.

Three-years after controversially signing for Rovers from Birmingham City Savage has left Ewood Park to help Derby in their relegation fight, but has designs mainly on helping them in their Championship promotion fight next season (as looks most likely.)

The 33-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half contract for a fee of 1.5 million, which could rise dependant on other things. Sav is set to go straight into the Derby squad for their match with Wigan Athletic on Saturday.

I am sure that I speak on behalf of EACH and EVERY Rovers fan when I say I wish Sav all the very best for the future. He is a footballer that you LOVE on your side but HATE when he is against you. However, we will never hate him, how could we!!!


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 9 2008

Time: 7:42PM

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Good luck Sav, thanks for ALL you gave us. We look forward to your Ewood return and he WILL get a superb reception, a reception that he deserves. Good luck for the future dude.
Hughes Da Man
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09/01/2008 19:45:00

Yer good luck a great man saved us from the depths of relegation in his first season. Top bloke and hope he does well at Derby except against us!!
roverjoy
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09/01/2008 20:30:00

yeah top bloke and what he has said about the club and his fondness towards it is great he has left in a really professional manner and in a way that the fans still love and respect the man! all the best sav!
durks de rover
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09/01/2008 22:16:00

was hoping he wouldnt leave, but he is now good, farewell and good luck
sasman
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09/01/2008 23:20:00

Good luck Sav, you;ve been my favourite player the last 3 years and I am sad to see you go but recognise the time is right. I for one will be stood applauding when you come back with Derby. All the best.
MikeyGamst
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10/01/2008 21:30:00

Derby must be desperate if there going to sign players like him!!
will it ever happen
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15/01/2008 15:56:00

 

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