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Duke opens account for Skoda

Watford outcast Nathan 'Duke` Ellington took his first steps towards winning the European Golden Boot (no laughing at the back) after opening his Greek Super League goal account for Skoda Xanthi.

The Ł3.25m flop only managed 5 goals in 57 runouts for Watford but took just 3 games to get on the Skoda scoresheet, netting a 62nd minute winner in Saturday`s 1-0 victory over the footballing might of FC Ergotelis Chania.

Ellington, who was upstaged by the goal scoring antics of Djibril Cisse in his initial home debut against Panathinaikos, told the 'fficial Skodaxanthifc.gr site that he was "very cheerful" and "thanked the world" after his strike secured all 3 "very critical" points for his new side - or so says our rather dodgy greek-to-english translation.

Duke also confirmed that he has quickly acclimatised to life in Greece and "is really thrilled" to be playing again for a side, he said to Sky, was good enough to play in the Coca Cola Championship!




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Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 17 2010

Time: 8:50PM

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If ever a player could suit a car - Ellington and a Skoda :P
Boxer
hmmm Rowan Vine and a Fiat Panda?
DrWatford
Thats a bit unfair, Skodas are really good cars, more like a beech buggy, always sliding around and going nowhere
ANDY710
Robin reliant! so what we think of the current form.Blackpool is going to be very tough to get something out of that game. only lost one at bloomfield park so far this season,impressive goal diffrence! watford got to pull something out of the bag.
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