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All The Very Best Nicky Weaver

All The Very Best Nicky Weaver

After 10 loyal years Nicky Weaver is leaving City for The Addicks on a free. I am sure all Blues will join me in wishing Weaves all the luck in the world following his battle to fight back from career threatening injury and his loyalty to the cause.

Those penalty shoot out heroics at Wembley in 1999 against The Gills will live long in the memory and barring that rapid second promotion too soon under Joe Royle City certainly would not have stood a chance of becoming an established Premier League club without players like Weaver's contribution.

Good luck to you Nicky.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday July 4 2007
Time: 10:00PM

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Top man that deserves a regular place...all the best for the future...
alphieblues
04/07/2007 23:50:00
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Absolutely, Alphie. He certainly gave his best for MCFC.
Johnny Baguette
05/07/2007 05:19:00
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I am sure he will do very well with Charlton, I am sorry to see him go, but he needs to be out there playing. He has come through injury and fought his way back into the first team and had he recovered a few months earlier, I do not think that SP would have bought Isaksson. Good luck Nick!
Buzz Lightyear
05/07/2007 07:35:00
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Do you know what saddens me more about this, is the fact that the official website are not the first to tell the fans. Anyone know why this is. Infact at the moment there is no mention of it. I assume whoever updates it looks at other websites first and then copies it onto the site.
Buzz Lightyear
05/07/2007 07:48:00
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Looks like Frank has place an embargo on the website until he takes control.
alphieblues
05/07/2007 09:48:00
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They do say no news is good news. lets hope so, we need to move quickly now, unless they already know who they want and have started negotiations already
Buzz Lightyear
05/07/2007 12:43:00
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serioulsy r they takin the ***** in there Nicky Weaver was brillant for us how cud they just get rid of him like that he was a brillant Goalkeeper and helped us out alot eg the playoff finals when we were in divison 2 if it wasn for him we would be still down there
dunne deal
05/07/2007 14:40:00
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As I understand it, there was a contract offer left on the table by Pearce that was frozen while the takeover saga carried on. Then somebody at the club withdrew any contract for Weaver advising him he had to impress the new manager. Surely that can't have been a decision made by SGE? I didn't see Weaver on any of the Carrington images and the way Pardew has talked about him suggests it wasn't an overnight decision. Who took the final decision on Weaver's contract??!!
Johnny Baguette
05/07/2007 15:01:00
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yes i no about that i read about it on teltext on sky sports news, but he shud of been kept he is known as a legend to me he is a great goalkeeper and we just give him away likw half of r players we shud have made a profit out of him at least
dunne deal
05/07/2007 16:20:00
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JB and DD i go back to the interview with Frankie, he let slip a goalkeeper, I thought he meant goal defender at the time, but he meant keeper, now Isaksson is under a contract, and one had to go, it had to be weaver or he wasn't confident enough that he would have got a contract under Svennis. To me Isaksson not much ahead of weaver but us younger and will learn. Still it is sad to see him leave like this. I hope that they do give him a testimonial and that when he is able he plays for us in the masters five a side.
Buzz Lightyear
05/07/2007 16:53:00
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