UK time is: 07:19:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Phew, Santa Cruz's Injury Not Serious!!!

Blackburn Rovers striker Roque Santa Cruz's injury (sustained in the defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday afternoon) isn't as bad as first feared.

The Paraguayan International picked up a knock to his Achilles as he equalised (Wolves had gone 1-0 up only for Matt Derbyshire to equalise, they then went ahead again before Santa Cruz levelled things once more, before Wolves went on to win the Molineux encounter 4-2) and had to be taken off with it initially feared that he could miss the start of the season but Paul Ince has moved to quash these fears.

Ince told Sky Sports News: "Roque's fine. He got a knock on his Achilles.

"I had my heart in my mouth for a minute sat up there in the directors' box.

"I've had a chat with the physio and it's going to be two or three days, but he'll be ready come the start of the campaign.

"Roque's 19 goals were very important for us in how well we did last year. He's fine and he's all geared for the start of the new season
."


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

For information on how to join the Vital Fantasy Football Game (and how to also join the Vital Blackburn Mini League!!!) Click Here.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 4 2008

Time: 6:30PM

Your Comments

We don't want to be without anyone for the start of the season, but Santa is especially important for us particularly against a potential rival to a UEFA Cup spot this season.
Walker
A good player BOUGHT
oztheman
Yeah, RSC is pretty important for you
Bosko-Macedonia
can't sell him if he's injured :-)
merlin
Good news, he would be a loss for any team in that league. I don't think that we'll sell him anyway tho i dont know how many more seasons we can hang on to him. Good to see "Oztheman" making a relevant and valued comment again. I'm sur he just wants to climb the "Top Rovers Fans" leaderboard on this site!!!!!....
mani13963
yeah luckily it wasnt as bad as expected but i still believe we need another striker as santa cruz is a poacher and great finisher we need someone with a hell of alot of pace similar to saviola or owen at his peak! im sure theres someone about who top clubs havent seen!
Rikin5
glad to hear the news he's fit! massive relief
kendog
oztheman - Dude WHAT's going on? You've suddenly become negative ALL the time!!!
Walker
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Relief (Monday September 22 2014)

Bowyer Salutes Outstanding Rovers (Monday September 22 2014)

Raya Makes Southport Loan (Monday September 22 2014)

Accrington Stanley Loan For O'Sullivan (Monday September 22 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday September 20 2014)

Bowyer: We Deserved A Draw At Least (Thursday September 18 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Kean Loaned To Yeovil Town (Monday September 15 2014)

Marshall's Premier League Technique (Monday September 15 2014)

Bowyer Delighted With Rovers Character (Monday September 15 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Sheff Wed 8 4 3 1 4 15
7. Charlton 8 3 5 0 3 14
8. Derby County 8 3 4 1 5 13
9. Blackburn 8 4 1 3 0 13
10. Reading 8 4 1 3 0 13
11. Leeds Utd 8 4 1 3 0 13
12. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11

Breaking League News

LUFC Milanic set to be unveiled
Leeds Utd : 23/09/2014 07:14:00
LUFC On This Day - September 23rd
Leeds Utd : 23/09/2014 07:00:00
Howson And Hooper Fit To Face Shrews
Norwich : 22/09/2014 23:20:00
Ipswich Make It Three In A Row
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 22:24:00
Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match against Fulham?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 1%
Duffy 50%
Hanley 0%
Baptiste 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Cairney (off 45) 0%
Williamson (off 50) 0%
Evans 0%
Rhodes (off 78) 16%
Gestede 0%
Substitute: Taylor (on 45) 33%
Substitute: Conway (on 50) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 78) 0%