Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Dunn To be Given A New Contract

Dunn To be Given A New Contract

Blackburn Rovers have revealed that David Dunn will be offered a new contract to tie him down to a deal that could see him end his career at Ewood Park.

Dunn returned to Rovers in January 2007, and although his current contract isn't due to expire until 2010 chairman John Williams has confirmed that we are keen to give him an extended and improved contract when the transfer window closes.

Williams told the Lancashire Evening Telegraph. "David wants to stay with us, and we want to keep him.

"He's had a short discussion with the manager, and when the transfer window closes, I'm sure we'll sort it out.

"But it's not an urgent matter. David's still got the best part of two years to run on his contract.
"

Paul Ince has praised Dunny and echoed Williams' thought, also saying that ANYONE who performs is likely to be offered the same sort of treatment (an improved/extended contract.)

Ince added: "He has done ever so well. From day one he has been a leader.

"Dunny is a local lad and everyone looks up to him. I gave him the responsibility of being vice-captain and he has taken it on board.

"If any player performs well, whether it is Dunny or anyone else, then we will look to see if we can extend their contract.

"But first and foremost we need to get the next couple of games out of the way.
"

Meanwhile three of Rovers' younger players have been issued first team squad numbers by Incey.

Midfield duo Bryan Hodge (who spent most of last season on loan with Millwall, and looked like leaving) has been given number 31, Alex Marrow number 37 and forward Marcus Marshall number 36.


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.

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:Tuesday August 26 2008
Time: 6:23PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Dunny has done very well since he returned to Ewood, and I suspect that his original deal was on a lower rate due to his previous injury history, but as he has been quite lucky (touch wood!!!) so far he has earned this improvement/extension. As for the youngsters I'm hoping that these (and others) will soon be given a chance by Incey, as not that many were getting a chance under Sparky were they.
Walker
26/08/2008 18:25:00
0
Dunn has earnt his new contract. He has shown he can stay fit (tocuh wood). For the game and a half he has played this season he has been the best player on the pitch. When he came on Saturday the midfield didnt look as good. Good luck to the youngsters. As the boss says... Hughes didnt give much of a chance.
MikeyGamst
26/08/2008 18:35:00
0
he has been our bests player so far this season so he derserves it
Lets Do The Samba
27/08/2008 00:02:00
0
Dunn is an inspiration for the rest of the lads..he plays with such character that is worth imitating
diegoveron
27/08/2008 14:10:00
0
Top man Dunny!!! I believe that OZ slaughtered the Dunny Vice captaincy shout in the pre-season!!! Shame on you OZ!!!
mani13963
27/08/2008 14:32:00
0
Well deserved mate, congrats, cant wait to see the dunny grella combination
sasman
27/08/2008 15:39:00
0
Well deserved, he's got off to a great start this season and he looks like he's really up for it. The key of course as always is his fitness, if he can stay fit he'll have a big big say in our season.
spinaker7081
27/08/2008 17:29:00
0
Agreed Spinaker - I just hope he stays fit for the whole league and scores some more goals. He does seem more motivated under Ince, as are the others.
FreidelNo.1
27/08/2008 19:55:00
0
Well said Spinny. Dunn has really taken to this vice captain stuff, brings out a good side of him.
MikeyGamst
28/08/2008 18:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Audio - Lambert On Rotherham

Having announced his intention to quit Blackburn Rovers this summer owing to off pitch issues that he's often spoke about, manager Paul Lambert...

Stats: Rotherham v Blackburn

All the stats from Rotherham (0) vs (1) Blackburn, New York Stadium, 30/4/16 Att: 11,035

Rotherham v Blackburn - Team Sheets

Rotherham are at the New York Stadium with Blackburn the visitors today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Blackburn - Premier League Free Transfers 2015/16

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should Blackburn Rovers be interested in any of the following free transfers?

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)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Lowe0%
Duffy0%
Hanley100%
Kilgallon0%
Marshall0%
Lenihan0%
Jordi Gomez0%
Grimes0%
Bennett0%
Graham0%
Sub - Jackson0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - Conway0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship