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Carey Takes The Praise

Manager Derek McInnes was full of praise for City's Louis Carey following his testimonial game against local rivals Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

A good turnout and a great atmosphere awaited Carey and the rest of the side who did not let the fans down by trouncing Rovers 3-0.

On the score sheet was Martyn Woolford, Albert Adomah and Stephen Pearson, while the man of the moment, Carey, left the field to a standing ovation shortly after the half time break.

McInnes told the clubs official website: 'He deserved the ovation he got before the game, during the game and after the game.

'I think he was a bit nervous no-one would turn up! But ticket sales in the last couple of days really helped matters.

'It was a fantastic atmosphere. The Rovers fans getting behind their team and the rivalry made it a proper game. We wanted to make sure we put in a performance that merited the game.

'It's more important players feel confident with their fitness and their performances but results can only help that.'

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Writer: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 6 2012

Time: 8:50AM

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Excellent day was had by all and the result was one to savour.
Throbbing Rod
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06/08/2012 12:22:00

Agreed, nothing like putting one over Rovers to brighten up the week, even if it was only a friendly
old grandad
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06/08/2012 17:21:00

result was good but the main aim was for the team to look sharper and they did, it was also a good day for carey
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06/08/2012 22:38:00


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