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It's Official, Heskey Signs

It's Official, Heskey Signs

The official site have just revealed that Emile Heskey has officially joined our ranks.

The 31 year old England striker becomes Martin O'Neill's first capture of the transfer window and he has joined on a 3 1/2 year contract after leaving Wigan.

Speaking after being reunited with his former Leicester charge, O'Neill said:

'I am absolutely delighted. He has been a brilliant player for a number of years and this is great news.

'It gives us all a big boost - the football club, myself and the players.'

Speaking of finding his way to the correct club in Birmingham, Heskey added:

'I am very excited. It's a big club. I am delighted to be here and I can't wait to put on the shirt.'

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Friday January 23 2009
Time: 6:10PM

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Should be interesting to see if O Neill goes with a Heskey - Agbonlahor partnership... Would certainly suit Gabby I would imagine.
The_Legend_Of_Zola
23/01/2009 18:17:00
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Good signing.
lerneravfc
23/01/2009 18:22:00
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now we will see an influx of people saying "good signing". 2 weeks later, moaning. well for me, the best signing we ever made was Martin Oneill. whatever he buys, im behind that player as he is going to battle for us, Villains. all the best Heskey.
Gruck
23/01/2009 18:26:00
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he is our 2nd signing. don't forget the legend that is Arsenio Halfuid! im pleased MON. good work. wouldn't mind sturridge and kightly coming in though! or failing that, drogba and robben
ric112
23/01/2009 18:39:00
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good.with Gabby,they will form deadly duo
Poncho
23/01/2009 18:40:00
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I`ve always thought he would be a good signing and i have no doubts he will be an even better player in our team.
lerneravfc
23/01/2009 19:27:00
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I think it's a great signing and people should be excited! The Holte End is going to be loving it when he's winning everything in the air for the likes of Gabby, Young, Milner and Sidwell to run onto. It gives us another option when we can't break through stubborn defences. Knock the ball upto Big Emile and defenders will be petrified of the knock downs. 4th or higher, we're on the way..
stpaulmcgrath
23/01/2009 19:28:00
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Hope your faith is justified Gruck. I'm very disappointed in many ways. If the reported 60k a week deal is true I don't understand it at all. I don't think it can be justified paying him more than any of our existing players. Also as we create enough chances in games at the moment, Heskey will add little to the team. We don't need his link up play nor his alleged goal threat. Why oh why? Felt far better about the signing of Harewood than this.
MONsCABA
23/01/2009 19:41:00
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St PAul. "It gives us another option when we can't break through stubborn defences. Knock the ball upto Big Emile and defenders will be petrified of the knock downs." John Carew is far superior, albeit a bit work shy.
MONsCABA
23/01/2009 19:44:00
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As MON said, when you hear the likes of Rooney, Shearer and Owen say that he's a joy to play in the same team with then he must be a good un. It's not all about goals with him either, which suits the current work ethic at VP. Lets give him a chance
Madirish
23/01/2009 20:13:00
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