Blackburn Rovers - Fowler To Wash Up On The Seaside?
UK time is: 18:27:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fowler To Wash Up On The Seaside?

It looks like Robbie Fowler could be leaving Rovers soon and taking a step down to League Two with Grimsby.

Grimsby are very keen not just to have the striker but also the profile it would give the club to attract a Liverpool legend like Robbie.

Unfortunately, Robbie has been borderline useless at Blackburn apart from his debut v Everton.

There have also been questions over his weight and he is clearly 5th choice striker at Ewood behind Santa Cruz, Matty Derbsyhire, Benni McCarthy and Jason Roberts.

Grimsby Chairman clarified the details to Grimsby's website - 'The situation is this: A couple of weeks ago the manager had some discussions with Robbie and then he asked me if we could potentially take it forward for Robbie to come in some sort of playing/coaching capacity,'

'That has come about because of Mike's friendship with him and also the fact that it had been mooted that Robbie has said that he wanted to get onto the management ladder.

'Obviously, we saw a potential opportunity here, and after discussing it through with Robbie, it was quite clear that Robbie wants to keep playing at the highest level possible for as long as he possibly can.

'He is now waiting for Blackburn to clarify their position. He is under contract there until December.

'There is a real chance, and logically it is likely to happen this way, in that he gets a contract extension at Blackburn.

'If this doesn't happen, there is a glimmer of a chance that he might come to Grimsby.

'In truth, we were trying to avoid this becoming a public issue but I think I needed to clarify the situation with regards Robbie Fowler.

'It wasn't meant to get out, I don't know how it was leaked, to that extent I feel that it needs this clarification.'

I honestly can't see Robbie staying beyond the length of his current deal, unless Ince has not been watching of course!

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey D Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 2 2008

Time: 12:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I do personally think that it is time for Robbie to go. He has had his chance and it hasnt cost us much but he is clearly not up to task.
Mikey D
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 12:14:00

Not been given a huge amount of chance to be fair but I cant see him doing much, wel have to see though.
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 14:07:00

good ridance
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 14:35:00

Paul Ince seems to like the impact he has on the squad but an he really make a big impression on the pitch? it seems doubtful.
Mikey D
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 14:35:00

i like the chubby photo of robbie you chose for the banner! it's time to go.
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 15:11:00

Only one we had mate!!! is there a thin one anywhere?!?!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 16:16:00

still can't believe you lot took him on!
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 20:05:00

Neither can we mate...neither can we :-)
Report Abuse
02/12/2008 21:24:00

Get him to the Hawthorns - we need a poacher. Can't hurt! Shame he's not got more game time for you guys, but he may be a *bit* unfit.
Alex Humpage
Report Abuse
03/12/2008 14:41:00

its a big drop to cod land , they might drop out the league this season .
Report Abuse
03/12/2008 23:03:00

he's not physically up for the premier league........jog on!!!!
Report Abuse
04/12/2008 09:12:00

he might do well on a diet of Cod but no chips....!
Report Abuse
04/12/2008 10:17:00

what about battered cod? Not the healthiest that...
Mikey D
Report Abuse
04/12/2008 10:39:00

Yeah he has had his chance and he has done next to nothing. Nice ball for Olsson last night but that will be his lasting memory of a short spell with a club he should have joined years ago!
Report Abuse
04/12/2008 11:26:00

Like i said boys....Incey and Fowler could do with a move to Grimsby!!!
Report Abuse
04/12/2008 17:27:00

Any chance of getting Henchoz back?!?!? We want the Hedgehog!!!!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
08/12/2008 17:20:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Stats: Blackburn v Sheff Wed (Saturday November 28 2015)

Rovers Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (H) (Saturday November 28 2015)

Platt Pens Professional Rovers Deal (Saturday November 28 2015)

Duo Impressed By The Backing! (Friday November 27 2015)

Blackburn Return A No-Brainer - Henry (Friday November 27 2015)

Lambert On Giving Players A Chance (Friday November 27 2015)

Morecambe Loan For Forrester (Thursday November 26 2015)

Midfielder Seals Rochdale Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)

Match Day Officials v Sheffield Wednesday (Thursday November 26 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Forest : 28/11/2015 17:06:01
Huddersfield : 28/11/2015 17:04:00
Fulham : 28/11/2015 17:03:00
Cardiff : 28/11/2015 17:02:01
Brighton : 28/11/2015 17:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Steele 0%
Henley 0%
Duffy 0%
Hanley 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Evans 0%
Akpan 0%
Conway 0%
Taylor 0%
Rhodes 0%
Sub - Guthrie 0%
Sub - Henry 0%
Sub - Lawrence 0%