Date: 3rd September 2009 at 6:55pm
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Martin O’Neill has described the capture of Richard Dunne and James Collins as a massive boost for the club.

Speaking on the official site Monny said he was especially pleased by being able to land a player of Richard Dunne’s pedigree and described Collins as an ‘excellent acquisition.’

‘It’s just great to get them in. I think it gives everybody a boost around the football club and hopefully they stay injury-free and are ready to go.

‘Richard Dunne has been around a long, long time. He’s 29-years-old and has been at Manchester City for around eight years now and Everton before that. His pedigree is pretty well established.

‘Maybe less so for the likes of James, who I remember seeing play as a young kid at Cardiff.

‘I just think for value for money, if he stays fit, he’ll be an excellent acquisition.’

We certainly have some competition at centre half now, which was very much needed after surviving with only two centre halves for the start of the season.

Onwards and upwards…we hope.

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