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James Milner Voted Best Summer Signing

Vital Villa asked in our last poll, who do you think was our best summer signing?

The clear favourite, with 40%, was James Milner, who moved from Newcastle much to the disgust of Kevin Keegan!

Next up was the permanent signing of former West Bromwich Albion defender Curtis Davies (22%) and with 15% veteran former Blackburn Rovers keeper Brad Friedel.

Former Ranger's defender Carlos Cuellar enjoyed 12% of the vote.

Leaving:

Nicky Shorey (3%)
Luke Young (3%)
Steve Sidwell (3%)
Brad Guzan (2%)

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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 13 2008

Time: 4:59PM

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i voted for freedel. he will be massive for us! literally!
Gruck
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13/09/2008 17:48:00

I would have voted Friedel , but missed the poll.
Villan57
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13/09/2008 18:44:00

harsh on sidwell but yeah milner and friedel for me
ric112
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13/09/2008 19:40:00

I voted Friedel, whos' freedel?
Villan Of The North
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13/09/2008 19:40:00

I think Sidwell will be worth a lot more than his 3% once he gets going...
olafthegreat
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13/09/2008 23:02:00

What a nice problem we have had this T window! So many good signings, we had dificulty choosing the best one! I personally think it was very close between Friedel and Milner. They are both players that will influece the result in games, and win or save points for us. I voted for Milner, because I like his attitude and play so much. But on second thought, I think that Friedel will have the biggest influence. Simply because I think if he was in goal last year, we would have had at least 5 points more in the bag, and would have finished 5th. That is water under the bridge now, but I am sure he will do the same for us this year! But actually, all the signings were VERY GOOD IMO!
villa_de
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15/09/2008 06:42:00

The thing is ask in ten years, and we could all be saying Guzan, he will step up in two years and could be number one for well over a decade!! I voted Davies, i think he is well on his way to breaking into the England side, every time I see him, I think he has improved, he seems to get better game by game!! Keeping Barry could be a boost for us too.
young_jonah
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15/09/2008 10:04:00

This was a very difficult choice to vote on, because we've not only brought in some decent names, but also a fair amount of quality too. can see why Milner would top the poll, but there is a case to be made for each and every one of our summer signings.
glensider
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18/09/2008 11:15:00

The completion of the permanent signing of Curtis Davies will, I somehow think, be looked back upon in a few years time, and viewed as a major piece of business by MON and the club. A young man definitely destined for the very top.
glensider
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18/09/2008 11:17:00

 

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