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Knill On O'Grady

Rotherham United have beaten off a number of clubs to sign young striker Chris O'Grady from Leicester City.

'I am delighted to sign him,'Alan Knill told the Star,'he is strong, powerful and with pace. He is ideal for what we want. Everyone has been after him. He is a lad who wants to do well and is the right age.

'When we lost Will Hoskins and Dave Hibbert this lad was top of my list of targets, but I was not sure we would be able to get him.'

The talks to sign the tall striker went on well into last night and it finished off what had been a busy day for Knill. In the afternoon he had been to Hillsborough to see Wednesday Reserves in their 4-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest and then he went to Wigan to watch their goaless draw with Sheffield United.




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Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 18 2007

Time: 11:48PM

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Beaten off a number of clubs.......nice to see players choosing us regardless of our position.
zipadeedoodah
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19/01/2007 08:54:00

Knilly seems impressed with him - fingers crossed the goals come
herringthorpe
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19/01/2007 09:35:00

wants to do well is a good thing to hear and at least he sounds hungry for the action
Mexbro miller
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19/01/2007 16:58:00

 

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