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Spurr completes Doncaster switch

Doncaster Rovers have completed the signing of Wednesday left-back Tommy Spurr.

Spurr has been linked with a move to the npower Championship club for some weeks and the deal has now been confirmed by Rovers.

The fee has been undisclosed but it's believed to be around the 200k mark, with Spurr penning a two-year deal at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Leeds-born Spurr came through the Wednesday Academy at a similar time to Mark Beevers and became a fans' favourite in his first few seasons thanks to his high work rate and never-say-die attitude.

His progress has halted over the last year-and-a-half though and the left-back fell out of favour with Owls boss Gary Megson towards the end of last season.

The deal seems to be in the interest of all parties and Spurr will be hoping to kick-on with Rovers next term.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 28 2011

Time: 5:26PM

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good move to smaller club not as much pressure on him he should flourish
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28/06/2011 17:52:00

shame he never kicked on as he looked like a cracking prospect good luck n the future and i hope it works for him
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28/06/2011 17:58:00

on a side note yet again this is not on the official site - i know it to be true as it is on Donny's site but vital way ahead of wed official site ( what else do they have to do - I thought they were there to keep us informed?? i'm sure they will catch up soon)
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28/06/2011 18:03:00

Good move for Tommy. Less pressure at Doncaster and they play the game well. Good luck to him
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28/06/2011 18:12:00

good luck tommy.
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28/06/2011 18:28:00

Good luck Tommy mate, hope you find your feet better in the Championship the second time of asking!
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28/06/2011 18:39:00

wedalways Perhaps the malaise that has pervaded Hillborough for the past few seasons percolates from the Official site. Part time Webmaster to go with the part time players we seem to have employed. Must say though to see a player like Spurr who was nurtured through the ranks leave rankles a bit.Begs the question did we let him down? Good luck Tommy
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28/06/2011 18:59:00

its donny dumplings official site
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28/06/2011 19:01:00

Spoke to Tommy yesterday and he told me it wasnt by choice that he was leaving.He was gutted bout wat was sed about him by Megson and wanted fans to know that he always gave 100% in both training and wen he was playing.He lost his way which is understandable wen u got a manager that was for ever pulling u down.Gudluck Tommy and dont forget wot i sed if that opportunity arises.
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28/06/2011 19:27:00

have no doubt that Tommy will revel being in a stable team with a good man manager in charge just a shame it couldn't have been with us
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28/06/2011 19:38:00

He told me Megson didnt like him smiling and that he got his secretary to tell him not to bother coming in for the last 2 1/2 weeks.Accused him o******ing about with Beavers in training.
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28/06/2011 20:47:00

of******ing about that shud read.
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28/06/2011 20:47:00

even of not off lol
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28/06/2011 20:48:00

Hope to see you back in blue n white soon Tommy
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28/06/2011 21:11:00

good luck tommy, gutted that you've gone, you will be donny's best player next season.
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29/06/2011 00:47:00

Just heard that Danny Green has signed for Charlton.Its coming to something when Charlton are seen to be a bigger draw than us.Totally depressed!
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