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      Brad Jones (Liverpool -> Bradford City)
      Aug 16, 2010 09:41:34 pm
      Reds agree Jones fee

      Liverpool have confirmed a £2.3m fee has been agreed with Middlesbrough for the transfer of Australian international goalkeeper Brad Jones.

      The 28-year-old stopper passed a medical on Monday afternoon and has agreed personal terms. He is expected to complete the paperwork on a three-year contract on Tuesday.

      The Australia international spent the early part of his career as understudy to Mark Schwarzer, before battling it out with Ross Turnbull to become first-choice at the Riverside at the start of the 2008-09 season.

      During his time in the North-East he picked up a League Cup winner's medal and was between the sticks for the club's famous UEFA Cup semi-final  victory over Steaua Bucharest back in 2006.

      He has since won two caps for Australia and was named in their 2010 World Cup squad.

      http://www.liverpoolfc.tv/news/latest-news/reds-agree-jones-fee
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #1: Aug 16, 2010 09:45:09 pm
      Welcome to the club Jonesy. How do you feel about playing in league cups and the europa league. . . Good? That ll do
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #2: Aug 16, 2010 09:46:25 pm
      Welcome to the club Brad, it's good to see an Aussie at the club not that you'll be doing much mind.
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      Reply #3: Aug 16, 2010 09:49:34 pm
      Inevitable really, was always going to happen, guess this means Cav's off for sure, Welcome to the club Brad.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #4: Aug 16, 2010 10:02:19 pm
      Welcome B.J., now you've managed to 'pull off' this move to be Reina's cover, I hope you don't 'suck'.  Although Reina 'knocked one off' himself, I doubt you'll get much 'frigging' game time.


      Disclaimer: I may have used one too many sexual innuendos in that welcome.


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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #5: Aug 16, 2010 10:03:11 pm
      Shown his medical and unveiling on this is anfield. His missus is alright. Dont know why she is in the photos though
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #6: Aug 16, 2010 10:26:49 pm
      I'm sure it just said on Sky Sports (with Richard Keys and Andy Gray on Monday Night Football) that we've 'just made a big signing'.

      I ran upstairs to see exactly what they were talking about. Surely not this?
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      Reply #7: Aug 16, 2010 10:28:10 pm
      I'm sure it just said on Sky Sports (with Richard Keys and Andy Gray on Monday Night Football) that we've 'just made a big signing'.

      I ran upstairs to see exactly what they were talking about. Surely not this?

      He is 6'3", so he is a tall signing, not sure about big.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #8: Aug 16, 2010 10:29:38 pm
      I knew it had to happen someday. Andy Gray has just disappeared up his own @rse
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #9: Aug 16, 2010 10:30:56 pm
      Maybe I heard it wrong. Must've done.

      In any case, welcome to Liverpool, Brad. I actually have a mate called Brad Jones.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #10: Aug 16, 2010 11:49:01 pm
      Welcome Brad to the greatest Club in the world. Nice to see another Aussie in the ranks.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #11: Aug 17, 2010 02:33:55 am
      Welcome to Liverpool, Brad. Hope you have a great one over here.

      Surely this means Cavalieri is off.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #12: Aug 17, 2010 03:07:21 am
      Welcome to the club Brad!

      I guess we won't see you until the Carling Cup :D
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #13: Aug 17, 2010 06:26:10 am
      Don't complain, Brad.

      Welcome to the club!
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #14: Aug 17, 2010 06:38:03 am
      Welcome mate.

      What ever happened to the Bouzanis kid though??
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      Reply #15: Aug 17, 2010 10:15:34 am
      Bouzanis is still at the club and played for the reds in Ireland. Am I the only one who is slightly confused about why the club seem to be going down the Spanish route of showing players having their medicals ?
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #16: Aug 17, 2010 10:30:30 am
      G'day Brad
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #17: Aug 17, 2010 01:20:56 pm
      Welcome Brad

      Going to learn from the very best in Pepe!
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #18: Aug 17, 2010 02:26:09 pm
      Welcome to the greatest football club in world football Brad :)

      YNWA
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #19: Aug 17, 2010 02:29:23 pm
      Welcome to Liverpool Brad.

      Hope you realise that Pepe is the best in the World.
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #20: Aug 17, 2010 02:41:09 pm
      Welcome pal.

      Would be lying if I said Im not abit scepitcal about splashing over 2 million out on a new goalkeeper when we already have 2 'decent' keepers (Unless Cavilieri is on his way out) and one of the best in the world.

      But in Roy I shall trust
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #21: Aug 17, 2010 10:36:34 pm
      Welcome to the club Brad, best of luck. YNWA
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #22: Aug 18, 2010 04:19:05 am
      Jones read to rival Reina
      Liverpool new boy Brad Jones is ready for the challenge of putting pressure on the club's undisputed first-choice goalkeeper Jose Reina.

      Jones has signed a three-year contract with Liverpool to move to Anfield for a £2.3million fee from Championship side Middlesbrough.
      The Australia international is looking forward to linking up with the Reds and accepts he faces a tough task to play first-team football.

      "They've told me they want me to do what I do and put pressure on Pepe Reina and Diego Cavalieri," the 28-year-old told the club's official website.

      "That's fine, I'm happy to do that, I've got to give it a go.

      "Roy Hodgson hasn't promised anything and I would never expect that from a manager. It's up to me to work hard and make his decisions for him.

      "It's not going to be easy to get past Pepe. He's shown over the last couple of years how good he is.

      "You don't play for the clubs he's played for and the tournaments he's played in and not be world class.

      "Obviously that side of it is going to be tough, but I'll do what I can and try to put a bit of pressure on him."

      Over the moon

      Jones hails from Western Australia, but has Liverpudlian heritage as his mother is from the city.

      He also fulfils the added bonus of being 'homegrown' as his parents both have British passports and he joined the Middlesbrough Academy in 2001.

      Jones said: "Obviously with my mum being English and my dad having a British passport, that's helped me come over in the first place - and now it helps me with the new rules because I'm homegrown.

      "Mum's over the moon, as is my granddad. It's nice, I have family round here, so it's nice to be in a familiar area.

      "It's 50/50 in the family between Liverpool and Everton, but I'm sticking to the red side.

      "Growing up with a mum who's a Scouser, Liverpool was drilled into me and Liverpool's my team. It didn't take too long to think coming here through!"

      http://www.skysports.com/story/0,19528,11661_6318804,00.html

      Didn't know that! Welcome home, sonny! :D
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #23: Aug 18, 2010 08:39:22 am
      So he's always been a Liverpool supporter, never heard that before  :f_whistle:
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      Re: Brad Jones Player Thread
      Reply #24: Aug 18, 2010 09:08:29 am
      He's from WA and has a scouse parent just like me. :laugh:

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