Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Reports : Emerton Out For 'Nine Months'

Reports : Emerton Out For 'Nine Months'

Brett Emerton could be out of action for up to nine months after sustaining a cruciate knee injury against Middlesbrough.

The Aussie midfielder was replaced by Dave Dunn in the second half of Saturdays' game and is reported to be heading home for surgery.

The Daily Mirror is first off the mark witht the news - 'The long-serving star will miss the survival fight and the start of the next season after the freak injury,'

'He has been given time off to go home and be with relatives while he recovers.'

If this report is accurate this is a crushing blow for both player and club.

Brett has been arguably Rovers most consistent player this season.

Loan signing Sam?



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday February 2 2009
Time: 10:33AM

Comments

0
I am absolutely devestated.
Mikey D
02/02/2009 10:35:00
0
we neeeeed to get a replacement in and fast!!!
whitey_82003
02/02/2009 11:38:00
0
Big Sam desperately trying to find a striker. I think the board want the RSC money, as City wont come back in the Summer for him or offer as much. reports that you in talks about a oan deal for Bent.
Buzz Lightyear
02/02/2009 11:53:00
0
Certainly seems that way.I would now say competition on right wing is a pressing matter.
Mikey D
02/02/2009 12:05:00
0
........Shocking news..........
sasman
02/02/2009 12:53:00
0
unbelievable, we need a right sided player more than ever now
glen9mullan
02/02/2009 13:13:00
0
i suppose diouf is the answer for now. he may prove to be a crucial signing.
dominator2800
02/02/2009 14:43:00
0
Im devestated for the team and Brett, really bad news considering he isnt one to be injured that much either. Diouf could prove an even better signing now, and Dunn/Grella really need to stay fit.
adrianbrfc
02/02/2009 15:36:00
0
yeah Diouf could be a brilliant signing now, lets just hope hes as influential here as he was at bolton!! On the up side of things, ive made a Blackburn snowman!! :)
whitey_82003
02/02/2009 15:56:00
0
This ******** sucks!!!!! Let's hope we make some magic an last ditch effort.....
Heldacaite
02/02/2009 16:30:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Stats: Blackburn v Birmingham City

All the stats from Blackburn (1) vs (1) Birmingham City, Ewood Park, 21/1/17 Att: 12,035

Blackburn v Birmingham - Team Sheets

Blackburn are at Ewood Park with Birmingham the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Officials - Blackburn v Birmingham (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Steele50%
Lowe0%
Greer0%
Lenihan0%
Williams0%
Feeney50%
Akpan0%
Mulgrew0%
Bennett0%
Gallagher0%
Graham0%
Sub - Nyambe0%
Sub - Conway0%
Sub - Guthrie0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Blackpool (H)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.jr of the rovers1
The Vital Football Members League