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Austin Powers His Way into Turf Moor & Howe!

Austin Powers His Way into Turf Moor & Howe!

Our first transfer into the club this January window has been now been confirmed on the Official site.

Striker, Charlie Austin has today completed a move from Swindon to become Eddie Howe's first signing of the January window.

He will wear shirt number 23 but will be cup-tied for the FA Cup clash against Burton.

Depending on which media reports you read he has signed for an undisclosed fee, £1.2 million or £1.8 million!

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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday January 28 2011
Time: 4:41PM

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Get in! Great signing
turfmanphil
28/01/2011 16:44:00
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Delighted with signing. Young talent, with an excellent scoring record.
Eyresy's Left Peg
28/01/2011 16:48:00
0
Really made up by this signing, well done to all involved UTC
8clarets8
28/01/2011 16:48:00
0
Great first signing. Well done Eddie!
Brompton Claret
28/01/2011 17:02:00
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Big Chris looks like he is off to Deepdale which means a real change in attacking emphasis. Austin, JayRod, Thomo and Pato. Who knows it may just be a recipe for goals.
VinRogue
28/01/2011 17:15:00
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Not only will he be able to score goals for us, but can help with any redevelopment of the ground. Seriously great catch Eddie.
sheclaret
28/01/2011 17:16:00
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Good point SheC - certainly hope he can build on the success he has had so far. Older viewers will remember Steve Austin, the six million dollar man, from the seventies. Let's hope young Charlie has his pace and vision. Seriously, a great signing and I suspect the first of a few over the next year as Eddie and Jason start to shape the team into one that suits their methods.
RickersTwickers
28/01/2011 17:42:00
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A great first signing. I wanted us to sign this lad in summer, he's got a great record he's young, quick and MOBILE! Eddie says he's a hard worker too, plus if he works out we will always be able to sell him on for more money. I'd just like to compare Howe's first signing with Laws first signing, Austin and Cort. Everyone here is like thats a great signing of a young player. With Cort it was like, lets wait and see and after two games it was like £1.5 mill for that! Come to think of it thats two of Laws signings that can't actually run.....
skutter169
28/01/2011 18:22:00
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Just thought of another point, when I saw on SSN last night that Ipswich had agreed a fee, I thought well thats out of the window for us. Isn't it nice for the club to pursue somebody and the manager to win him over and get him!! Why is it that I'm starting to get excited about us again? Haven't felt like this since Susan left.
skutter169
28/01/2011 18:37:00
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Charlie's just been on Talksport talking about his move to Burnley. Goughy was gushing over him! Good times are back :-)
Brompton Claret
28/01/2011 18:49:00
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