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No classic but a decent workout against a well-organised Accrington side. We were a bit lucky to get a draw as we passed it ok but were far too pedestrian in our build up, with our final ball generally poor, particularly from wide areas.

Atkinson was very quiet for about 60 minutes but gradually got into the game and is clearly a threat in the opposition box, as evidenced by his equaliser. Rowe was excellent before being taken off. Lowe was starved of service pretty much the whole game, not helped by Akpro appearing to play a match of his own rather than acting as a strike partner.

Our first real test of pre-season which has hopefully shaken a few of the cobwebs off.
 

drwhoman

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Sampayo who played right back. Is this the former Brighton player who was a witness (not an accused) in the Anton Rodgers hotel room sex case? He was laid out drunk while it was all going on apparently.
 

drwhoman

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Thanks Ian. Does not sound as if he was too highly regarded but, who knows, he might kick on.
 

drwhoman

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I see from his comments on the official site that Ronnie shares your views RLC. He will not be pursuing Sampayo further although he is still looking for a full back.
 
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