Our New Striker – Carl Finnigan

We have successfully completed the signing of Carl “Rocky” Finnigan today (2nd July, 2015) from Gateshead FC (Newcastle, England).

Rocky happily added saying “I feel very excited to be signed by Rollers. My sole ambition here is to score more goals, aim for victory and achieve the club and supporters objectives. I am thrilled to work once again under the tutelage of Mark Harrison, where under his guidance, I played before at Chippa United (SA,2013-14), so I know the high playing standards he expects. And as an ambitious person, I look ahead for challenges.”

Vital Stats :

Name – Carl Finnigan.
Date of Birth – 1st October, 1986.
Age – 29 years.
Place of Birth – New Castle (England), Great Britain.
Playing Position – Striker.
Marital Status – Single.
Nickname – Rocky.

Previous Clubs :

Newcastle United Youth Academy (England, 2003-2006), Newcastle United (England, 2006-2007), Falkirk (Scotland, 2007-2011), Saint Johnstone (Scotland, 2011-12), Dundee FC (Scotland, 2012-13), Chippa United (South Africa, 2013-14), Gateshead FC (Newcastle, England 2014-15).

Goal scoring record :

56 goals for New Castle United Youth Academy in 102 appearances.
25 goals for Falkirk in 113 appearances.
4 goals for Dundee FC in 13 appearances.
2 goals for Chippa United in 9 appearances.
3 goals for Gateshead FC in 16 appearances.

Memorable moments :

Scored a winning goal against Scottish giants Rangers while at Falkirk.
Scored twice against Iverness Caledonian Thistle while at Falkirk, and also his winning goal helped Falkirk to reach Scottish Cup Finals.
Scored on his debut with Chippa United against Thanda Royal Zulu.
Scored an important equalizer with Gateshead FC against Welling United.

Carl shall join our frontline fleet – Jerome Louis and Jerome Ramatlhakwana upfront as our goal-poachers.
Wishing All the very best to Rocky as he paves his way into the Popa army to showcase his experience and superior goal scoring prowess.

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  1. welcome to the house of BLUES , hope to see the net shaking

  2. waitse nna jaanong ga keitse gore a rrarona RRE JACK o batla re bolawe ke boitumelo .but we would like to thank you MR JACK , ruri popa e gatela pele
    go nna professitional,ths year 2015—2016 ke ya rona

  3. Welcome my brother, E kelemile POPA, re itaya ka mantariana.

    • go tla siama

  4. Welcome to the best team in the country, work very hard because you will find already established players at POPA like Louis and Ramatlhakwana. Good Luck

  5. Welcome Carl. Looking forward to your valuable service. Bang in those goals

  6. welcome to the Blue family’ Carl be blue’ , share the happines with us .

  7. wel cum carl

  8. Rocky you are welcome

  9. welcome Rocky to popa

  10. welcome to Bots football

  11. welcome to Bots ROCKY do your best to POPA POPA

  12. Welcome to popa Rocky I hope u will do your best up front. we will support you through out and I want to insure you that u came to big team.

  13. Yah Rocky! Welcome to Bots especially to the Popa Family. i hope you quikly settle well into Bots Playing style and start bangging in goals for us men. Remember we football supporters are always hungry for positive results. i sincerely hope you will definateltly help us upfront there. Jerome looked sharp during his first games then he dried out. hope this doesnt happen with you.
    Good luck jooooo!

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