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Swindon Sign Monkhouse

Swindon Sign Monkhouse

The waiting is finally over! Swindon Town's first summer signing arrives in the shape of Andy Monkhouse, who had previously been with Rotherham for the last 8 years.

Monkhouse signs on a one-year deal, with an option of a second year.

Speaking to Swindon Town's official site Monkhouse said,

"Dennis phoned me and asked me what my plans were. From there we kept in contact when I was on holiday and I have now put pen to paper on the deal." "

Dennis Wise and Gus Poyet are already showing what their names alone can do for the club.

"As soon as Dennis and Gus took over I knew it was where I wanted to be. Having spoken to them both they said they might play some part as well, so that would be fantastic for me in terms of players to learn from."

"I know Lee Peacock from his time at Sheffield Wednesday so hopefully he can show me round!" Monkhouse concluded.


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

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Date:Thursday June 22 2006
Time: 3:03PM

Comments

0
not bad signing , still need a couple of keepers though
lawz1981
22/06/2006 23:10:00
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" he's always injured so you will be lucky if he plays 15 full games , he has hole in his knee the size of a 50p peice & was on a week to week contract with us on £600 a week plus bonuses for games played , so good luck with him "
taras bulba
23/06/2006 13:17:00
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" ps : we have 2 keepers if you want them ? "
taras bulba
23/06/2006 13:17:00
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I hope he ain't that bad.
red_gilly
24/06/2006 09:38:00
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the rumors are that he is always injured but capable of being a good player
lawz1981
24/06/2006 19:08:00
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Perhaps we should have gone for Bob Monkhouse instead. No we'll see how it goes, we also have the good youngesters already here, waiting in the background for their chance to shine.
APG_STFC
24/06/2006 22:22:00
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I am sure Dennis knows what he is doing, he has to bring in players that will improve our squad and he will know that the fans will expect big things from him as a manager,
red_gilly
25/06/2006 15:52:00
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NEVER LIVED UP TO HIS POTENTIAL LADS. AS YOUVE GATHERED, HES INJURY PRONE. THE MAKINGS OF A REAL STAR 5 YEARS BACK.
zipadeedoodah
26/06/2006 17:46:00
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