Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Benni Is Ready To Hit Form Again

Benni Is Ready To Hit Form Again

Benni McCarthy has expressed his frustration at lack of first team starts this season. However, in a 'that's more like it!' moment, Benni says he is confident he will rediscover his goalscoring form for Blackburn and convince manager Paul Ince he is worth a regular start.

McCarthy hasn't scored this season but he looked sharp when he came on against Bolton and has promised future effort to spark a return to form.

McCarthy has plenty of competition this season, Rovers' other forwards are Roque Santa Cruz, Jason Roberts, Matt Derbyshire and Robbie Fowler - 5 quality forwards who can a positive effect on play.

McCarthy though, is determined to force his way back to the form that bagged him 24 goals in his debut season.

Benni Mac, who's attitude has been called into question more than once by this writer, even went to great lengths to impress Blackburn boss Paul Ince by busting a gut to get back to England in time for the game against Bolton at the weekend.

McCarthy, speaking to the Sun newspaper, said - "It`s very frustrating, I`m just taking my time and I`ll try to take advantage of any chance that springs my way.

The most important thing is just getting off the mark. Once that first one goes in, then the confidence comes back.

It definitely will. My form is good in the national team. I scored a really good goal against Ghana, even if I say so myself.

I only came back from South Africa today (Saturday)," he said. "We flew on Friday night because we were in Bloemfontein, not Johannesburg, and we were back at 11.30am. I was keen to play.

It`s the second day when you start feeling the jet-lag. I felt good out there and I`m glad I got on the pitch.

I flew to Manchester then drove over to join up with the guys in Bolton. It`s good to get a game even if it`s for a few minutes."

Now THAT is the right attitude Benni, well done.

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:Mikey D
Date:Monday October 20 2008
Time: 1:23PM

Comments

0
I like the sound of what he is saying... I hope to see Benni back to form as on form Benni is priceless.
Mikey D
20/10/2008 13:29:00
0
I fancy Benni to be the spark we need right now! That first goal will come against Boro and we will see the Benni of old return!
roversman
20/10/2008 13:39:00
0
I like it Roversman... lets get down to Ewood and see it live when it happens!
Mikey D
20/10/2008 13:45:00
0
Pleased to see this long over-due change in his attitude, you always felt that it was the one thing that he needed to get right if he was to force his way into Ince's plans. I'm sure he'll get his chance soon enough.
spinaker7081
20/10/2008 19:00:00
0
That's what we DO want to hear from Benni. With the right attitude (like spinaker said) he WILL have more of a chance, but he can't throw a paddy again if he doesn't get this right away. When back in he has to show he means it and MAKE Incey unable to leave him out.
Walker
20/10/2008 19:37:00
0
He sounds a bit like Matty on this and the more players with young Matty's attitude the better!!!
Mikey D
20/10/2008 19:47:00
0
I feel its about time benni did his talking on the pitch. We have heard this before frim him and got nothing, I'd love for him to come good an be the player we know he can be but I just dont see it.
durks de rover
20/10/2008 21:20:00
0
I agree with Durks.......i loved Benni but to be honest he HAS said all of this before. I can give him a chance but any performances short of his best wont do!!! Come on Benni be the man we bought 2 yrs ago, you and Santa firing would be unstoppable and it would mean we didn't have to see JR's touch bouncing off his shins all match!!! ha ha
mani13963
23/10/2008 21:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Audio - Lambert On Future

Manager Paul Lambert has been previewing this weekend's final Championship encounter against Reading...

Match Day Officials v Reading (7/5/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Reading this weekend.

Kilgallon Talks Lambert Exit Disappointment

Ahead of the Rotherham win it was revealed Lambert was leaving the club with Kilgallon saying how 'gutted' he and the rest of the Blackburn squad were at this news.

Former Bradford And Wigan Boss Linked

Jewell's been out of work since a week-long stint with West Brom, before this the former Bradford and Wigan boss was last the outright boss at Ipswich, who sacked him in 2012.

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
Steele18%
Lowe0%
Duffy8%
Hanley8%
Kilgallon0%
Marshall0%
Lenihan50%
Jordi Gomez0%
Grimes0%
Bennett0%
Graham16%
Sub - Jackson0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - Conway0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 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. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
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