Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Ince Clarifies Weekend Remarks

Ince Clarifies Weekend Remarks

Blackburn Rovers manager Paul Ince has moved to clarify the "not a game for women" remarks that he made following the 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Ince had said: "The game is hard enough at the moment. The Premier League is a physical league, it is fast and furious, and people are going to make tackles.

"Give red cards for dangerous and malicious tackles where the studs are up, fair enough. It is not a game for women.
"

But he insists that his comments were taken out of context and has moved swiftly to clarify these thoughts and what he actually meant.

Ince told the Official Blackburn Rovers Website: "My comments were taken out of context, for there is no way that I would ever make disparaging remarks about women's football.

"In response to a question, I was simply trying to illustrate that the Premier League is a physically tough and very demanding environment.
"


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:Monday November 3 2008
Time: 7:04PM

Comments

0
Another comment that is blown out of proportion. what a suprise. Ince made it as a joke - take it as one.
Mikey D
04/11/2008 15:21:00
0
Touche Mr Mikey!
Walker
04/11/2008 17:27:00
0
Well I think he's rite, the powers that be are trying to turn it into a non contact sport!!!!! Ince wasnt being nasty about women - have u seen womens football, its ruff!!
Clint
05/11/2008 08:20:00
0
Maybe he put it wrong, but he was right in what he was trying to portray, its not a non contact sport and hard tackles are part and parcel of the game.
adrianbrfc
05/11/2008 11:30:00
0
Clint - Not as rough as some of the birds that play it LOL! (I'm only joking!!!)
Walker
05/11/2008 17:39:00
0
Good god gaffer - dont you start lol!!!
Mikey D
07/11/2008 12:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

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.

Lambert Says Blackburn Need Help

Continued uncertainty surrounding the club and our financial future saw Lambert decide to activate a 'release clause' allowing him to walk away from Blackburn at the end of the season.

Ben Nevis Vital Challenge For The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

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
Steele10%
Lowe0%
Duffy10%
Hanley10%
Kilgallon0%
Marshall0%
Lenihan60%
Jordi Gomez0%
Grimes0%
Bennett0%
Graham10%
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