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Ince Lashes Out At Wilkins (Not Literally!)

Blackburn Rovers manager Paul Ince was so incensed with a pre-match interview that Chelsea assistant Ray Wilkins gave that he confronted him to tell him what he thought.

At fulltime in Rovers' 2-0 defeat at Ewood Park against Chelsea on Sunday Ince and Wilkins exchanged words, with Incey later admitting that Wilkins' pre-match comments about the match being a battle from the first whilst due to our aggressive nature (which mirrored his own as a player) angered him, and he told him as much!!!

Ince told the post match press conference: "I told Ray in no uncertain terms that the next time he wanted to say things he should get his facts right.

"I was a physical player, but you don't play for the teams I played for if you are just a physical player. To hear this garbage about me, about us trying to put them on their arses and that we're over-physical - you watched the game, we played some great football.
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The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 10 2008

Time: 5:35PM

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Clearly Incey wasn't amused, and has probably heard one too many negative comments aimed at him and the club and snapped!!!
Walker
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10/11/2008 17:37:00

Paul Ince makes himself look very small minded over this. And I think he has attacked the wrong person. Ray Wilkins is one of the most mild mannered people in football, and was only paying Blackburn a compliment (stating that they are competative). For Ince to take exception is pathetic and just trying to draw attention to himself (as usual).
TT
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10/11/2008 17:57:00

didn't realise Ince was so frigging touchy!
merlin
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10/11/2008 19:38:00

So Chelsea should mirror him, the ball will travel backwards and sideways all Wilkins ever did
Tiny T
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11/11/2008 09:21:00

calm down Chelsea fans.... Wilkins was wrong to have a pop, coz he may of said competitive but it was in the middle of a lot of negative comments. The fact ray hasnt moaned back shows he was in the wrong...
Mikey D
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11/11/2008 13:23:00

The one thing about rovers under Ince is that we are playing some good stuff. It wasn't a dirty match and our players have been a lot better this season with regards to discipline. If anything Mikel's 'challenge' on Gamst said it all!
FreidelNo.1
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11/11/2008 13:39:00

Arent we still "top" of the discipline league?!
Mikey D
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11/11/2008 14:57:00

 

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