UK time is: 07:17:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hadji Thinks Rovers Need The Sam Mentality

El Hadji Diouf wants Rovers to adopt the winning mentality of the Rovers boss - Sam Allardyce.

Sam has built a reputation on grinding out results and doing whatever it takes to win. Whether you like the guy or not that much is true.

Diouf, who played under Sam at Bolton, feels the attitude is slowly rubbing off on the players but there is enough talent in the squad to claim Premier League safety.

Hadji, speaking to Rovers.co.uk, said - 'I know the gaffer has a winning mentality, we need the same. We can't play football for just 45 minutes, we need to play for the full 90 minutes,'

'But I know the gaffer and the staff will sort that out quickly.

'We need to keep going, we have a lot of talented players, we have a good team.

'We just need to keep believing in ourselves and we can get the three points against Tottenham.'

'When we play at home we need to have a winning mentality and play the sort of football like we did in the second half against West Ham."

For a man that often comes across like a wild animal those comments show a lot of common sense.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 25 2009

Time: 9:48AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
lol love the last line Mikey. good to see the relationship with Big Sam and Diouf is strong as ever and even better to see Diouf feeling the Rovers cause. i hope his comments reflect on the field
retroflair31
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 09:53:00

lol love the last line Mikey. good to see the relationship with Big Sam and Diouf is strong as ever and even better to see Diouf feeling the Rovers cause. i hope his comments reflect on the field
retroflair31
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 09:53:00

I think his attitude (Dioufs) is the same as Sam. he is a born winner and you can see the frustration when things dont go the way he wants it. I think more players should be like that....
Mikey D
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 10:02:00

I think his attitude (Dioufs) is the same as Sam. he is a born winner and you can see the frustration when things dont go the way he wants it. I think more players should be like that....
Mikey D
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 10:02:00

I agree, he's a little like Rooney in many ways - they both get the red mist when frustrated
Money4midfield
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 12:16:00

I agree, he's a little like Rooney in many ways - they both get the red mist when frustrated
Money4midfield
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 12:16:00

I think we have the right mentality don't we? Well most of our players do, its just one or two in the squad that I feel let us down.
Walker
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 17:20:00

I think we have the right mentality don't we? Well most of our players do, its just one or two in the squad that I feel let us down.
Walker
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 17:20:00

Care to name names walker?!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
26/03/2009 09:12:00

Care to name names walker?!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
26/03/2009 09:12:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Bournemouth 0-0 Blackburn (Champ) (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Bournemouth v Blackburn (Saturday February 28 2015)

Rovers Preview: AFC Bournemouth (A) (Saturday February 28 2015)

Bournemouth v Blackburn (Team News) (Friday February 27 2015)

No Cherry Picking For King (Thursday February 26 2015)

Jason Does Enough To Steele It (Thursday February 26 2015)

Blackburn 1-2 Norwich (Champ) (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Norwich (Tuesday February 24 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)

1. roverjoy 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wolves 34 16 9 9 7 57
9. Forest 34 13 11 10 8 50
10. Sheff Wed 34 11 13 10 -2 46
11. Blackburn 34 11 12 11 -1 45
12. Charlton 34 9 15 10 -6 42
13. Birmingham 34 10 12 12 -11 42
14. Huddersfield 34 11 9 14 -12 42

Breaking League News

McCarthy Didn't Think There Was Much In It
Norwich : 02/03/2015 07:00:00
What The Bosses Said - Blackpool 1 Latics 3
Wigan : 01/03/2015 23:32:00
Slav Calls On Fans
Watford : 01/03/2015 20:25:00
McClaren Disappointed With Fulham Performance
Derby County : 01/03/2015 20:24:00
Emotional & Embarrassing Return For Powell
Charlton : 01/03/2015 20:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Steele 100%
Henley 0%
Baptiste 0%
Kilgallon 0%
Olsson 0%
Taylor 0%
Spearing 0%
Evans 0%
Conway 0%
Marshall 0%
Gestede 0%
Sub - Rhodes 0%
Sub - Williamson 0%
Sub - Cairney 0%