Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Robinson To Sign For Rovers Today???

Robinson To Sign For Rovers Today???

Blackburn Rovers will complete the signing of Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Paul Robinson today, according to newspaper reports.

These reports understand that Robinson will be coming to the club today to finalise personal terms and have a medical ahead of a £3.5 million switch from Tottenham, with it also understood that their shouldn't be any late problems to put the deal for the England International at risk. David Bentley's move to White Hart Lane should reach a conclusion as well soon, hopefully!!!

Once the Robinson deal is sorted out Brad Friedel will finalise his move to Aston Villa, so both moves MIGHT be completed by the end of Friday, however, the end of the weekend could be a more realistic time frame?!?!


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Walker
Date:Friday July 25 2008
Time: 9:46AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I just want to get this deal done now, bring in Robinson and let Brad go, as sad as I will be to see him leave.
Walker
25/07/2008 09:48:00
0
It will be sad to see Brad go, but it was coming sooner rather than later with him, so its best to get it done now, start the new era! And lets face it we'll have a new celeb fan in Chris Moyles lol isnt he and Robinson good mates?!?!?
Clint
25/07/2008 10:04:00
0
Confidence is what Robinson is lacking, if he can get this back he will again be the VERY good goalkeeper that he was for Tottenham and England. The move will do him good.
Walker
25/07/2008 10:09:00
0
Welcome Robbo I'm sure you'll do well with Steele guiding you again, I just wish you were coming under different circumstances!
MajiRovers
25/07/2008 10:50:00
0
Spurs fan here. Please don't bite. Although I'm sure this sorts all parties (Robbo wants to leave as he's not getting first team football, Bentley for whatever reason also wants to leave, and as we are seeing with Berbatov and Carrick before him, it's no use having someone in your team who doesn't want to play for you) I can't help thinking that you guys are getting the better deal here money-wise. Decent goalkeepers (which is what he is – decent. Not world class, but decent enough), especially English ones, are hard to come by, yet we're letting him go for £3.5m in the arguably his prime age, yet right wingers are all over the place and here we are signing one for £18m if the rumours are to be believed, even though we have Lennon who could become as good. I know Bentley's good, but really? £18m? What do Rovers fans think about this? Are you guys laughing and pointing at us secretly behind our backs?
Fat Dan
25/07/2008 10:58:00
0
Yeah £18million is a lot, but Spurs have rose the price of English players and players in general, for example Darren Bent transfer, for around that price. So really Spurs just have themselves to blame. With the current market prices Bentley is worth selling on that figure has he still has 3 years to go on contract and can only get better really.
roverjoy
25/07/2008 11:15:00
0
How have 23% of fans voted us relegation fodder, surely this must be other fans?? I have my doubts over Ince's abilities but we still have the same squad (at the moment) and even with Bents going (who will be replaced), how does that suddenly make us so bad??
Wellsy
25/07/2008 12:40:00
0
Robinson has signed this evening!!! Well happy with the news. Not taking anything away from Brad who has been absolutely awesome but he's 37 and only one injury away from the end of his career.....i have no doubts about Robinson who is better than "decent" written by the Spurs fan above. He displaced David James and was the most solid, trustworthy keeper in the league until he realised that Spurs didn't believe in him!!! I know that he will be fine with us. As for the 23% relegation shout - I don't think this will happen and it's probabley just a knee jerk reaction to the changes. Keep the faith!!
mani13963
25/07/2008 21:04:00
0
PS the 23% who believe we will be relegated are prob as numb as the 9% who think we'll be champions!!!!!! ha ha
mani13963
25/07/2008 21:06:00
0
If Robbo recovers his form you'll have a solid keeper in the prime of his career. It's a good move.
RadioactiveD
25/07/2008 21:51:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Blackburn Trio Sign Professional Deals

Blackburn have revealed three academy graduates have signed professional contracts. Josh Askew, Lewis Travis & Ramirez Howarth have signed one-year deals.

Duffy Set For Republic Of Ireland Squad?

Duffy's fine season for Blackburn, which saw him win his first cap for the Republic of Ireland since arriving from Everton, could end with him going to the European Championships.

Blackburn Owners Venky's Going Nowhere!

Not only have Venky's dismissed speculation they could enter into a 'joint-ownership' proposal they've denied reports of this being made and have no intention of selling Blackburn.

Disappointed Bennett Out To Impress

Bennett said it was a 'no-brainer' to sign for Blackburn in part due to the previous he had with Lambert at Norwich so the former Aston Villa boss resigning left him disappointed.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele11%
Marshall6%
Duffy1%
Hanley3%
Kilgallon7%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham57%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans1%
Sub - Jackson3%
Sub - Conway1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker7
2.dallydally6
3.mobyduck5
4.@roverseas4
5.tonys1