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  • noun Plural form of Rover.


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  • It's 1913 and Edmund Whitworth, the manager/majority owner of Blackton Rovers, is in a fix: the club's in debt, creditors about to foreclose, and there's only one way out – transfer the team's star player for ready cash.

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  • Grundlescrumpfskidumbledoorskin Rovers (made that one up)?

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  • Raith Rovers is one of several Scottish clubs taking part in programmes aiming to help the unemployed develop skills.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Twin Rovers on Devon Island is the next entry in this blog.

    - NASA Watch

  • Twin Rovers on Devon Island was the previous entry in this blog.

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  • That does not, incidentally, stop the Telegraph's dim excuse for a defence correspondent, Sean Rayment, pursuing his own line that "the policy of using Land Rovers" is due to the lack of Warrior MICVs.

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  • Mars 2004 Landing Sites for the Mars Exploration Rovers is a really cool little Flash app detiling the upcoming landing sites for NASA's two Mars missions: Spirit and Opportunity.

    Interactive Mars Landing Sites App

  • The story of Les Parry's journey from shipwright, to airframe fitter, to physiotherapy student and all the way to current manager of Tranmere Rovers, is told in full here, while Arrigo Saachi was a shoe salesman (and amateur player) before becoming a coach, and when his pedigree was questioned on his appointment to the Italian national side came out with the famous: "I never realised that in order to become a jockey you have to have been a horse first."

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  • My force got rid of our RPU 4×4′s last year, just before we had that huge downfall of snow, we then spent 900 per day hiring out Land Rovers from the local dealer (that’s for each one) can’t do it this year, as the dealer has closed!

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  • Digger has already reported how Venky's had to commit £46m of its £150m in cash to buy Rovers, which is not exactly a goldmine; only the sale of Roque Santa Cruz to Manchester City saved Blackburn from a £6.5m cash loss in the 2008‑09 season.

    The troubled past of Charlton Athletic's decisive new owners


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