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End of season - Best MON Purchase

End of season - Best MON Purchase

End of season awards - Best purchase of season the season.

According to our end of season awards, the best purchase by Martin O'Neill was John Carew, another player who has won by a landslide (see most improved player and young player of the season awards also!)

John Carew, who we swapped Milan Baros for, got 71% of the votes.

That left Ashley Young (From Watford) on 12%, Shaun Maloney (from Celtic) 10%, Stiliyan Petrov (from Celtic) 6% and Phil Bardsley (on loan from Manchester United) 1%.

Carew, who joined us in the January transfer window from Lyon, has scored 3 Premiership goals in 11 starts.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday May 15 2007
Time: 10:59AM

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Which nutter voted for Bardsley?
Pking
15/05/2007 11:01:00
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Ashley Young is going to be a super star, best 9 mil the club ever spent.
jonah
15/05/2007 11:03:00
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Whoever voted for Bardsley is a perfect example of why 'Care in the Community' should be banned. Lock them up, they are obviously a couple of acorns short of a squirrels breakfast.
voiceoftheholte
15/05/2007 11:46:00
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Maloney is the best signing by far, an absolute bargain too. Maloney will be Villa's Joe Cole, the way he runs is exactly the same.
industrial_musical
15/05/2007 13:58:00
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Got to be John Carew. The type of front man we've been lacking for way too long. Will probably never be a prolific marksman, but should certainly be a very important member of the team for a few seasons to come. Very good signing.
glensider
15/05/2007 14:26:00
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Totally agree glensider and also the fact that we got rid of that lazy, useless prima donna Baros into the bargain makes it all the more pleasing.
Jon.H
15/05/2007 14:38:00
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Suprised Carew got such a landslide vote. Ashley Young for me, the kid is going to be a legend!
DeanoVilla
15/05/2007 15:19:00
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Surely it can only have been Bardsley's agent who voted for him?!?!?
villatillidie
15/05/2007 15:40:00
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My vote went to Maloney. The question was which purchase. Therefore in my eyes Carew didn't count as he was a swap (although i admit he's a great signing. I believe Young will prove to be an excellent purchase but he was expensive. Maloney cost a mere £1 million pounds. Bargain. Without doubt the best purchase by MON to date.
Adam Deuce
15/05/2007 16:08:00
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1million for our very own Joe Cole both in style and stature.
industrial_musical
16/05/2007 09:33:00
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