Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Allardyce: Fear Crept Into Our Lads

Allardyce: Fear Crept Into Our Lads

Blackburn Rovers manager Sam Allardyce was disappointed that Rovers allowed too much fear into our game when we were beaten 4-0 by Liverpool on Saturday afternoon.

Liverpool were always likely to be up for the match (due to it being the twentieth Anniversary of Hillsborough weekend of course not to mention the fact they are still looking to win the Title) and so the scoreline proved. However, Allardyce felt that we allowed too much fear into our game as to who we were playing and that played into Liverpool's hands. Big Sam was also disappointed that Christopher Samba (who he started in a lone strikers role) wasn't supported enough by others.

Allardyce told Sky Sports: "I had watched how Didier Drogba had caused them so much trouble in midweek and decided to use Christopher Samba in that role.

"Obviously he is not that quality of player, but it was the same idea. The problem was that we did not support him at all and allowed Liverpool to pick up possession.

"We did not compete enough and they were deserved winners. Samba did OK but he had no help.

"Maybe a bit of fear crept into our lads. It is hard to come to Anfield with several top players out and get anything.
"

Big Sam believes that Liverpool remain serious contenders to win the Premier League, unfortunately though Sam we don't want to be hearing about them and their Title chances, we want to be hearing about us and our chances of remaining in the Premier League ourselves!!!


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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.

Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday April 12 2009
Time: 7:59AM

Comments

0
Anfield is always a daunting place to go to but if you have doubts as well (as it appears we did) this kind of thing happens. However, we have to put it behind us and move on. Our goal difference took a big knock but we still have the points in the bag and it's in OUR own hands still.
Walker
12/04/2009 08:07:00
0
Anfield is always a daunting place to go to but if you have doubts as well (as it appears we did) this kind of thing happens. However, we have to put it behind us and move on. Our goal difference took a big knock but we still have the points in the bag and it's in OUR own hands still.
Walker
12/04/2009 08:07:00
0
stoke is a must win game.no excuses!
Rikin5
12/04/2009 13:21:00
0
stoke is a must win game.no excuses!
Rikin5
12/04/2009 13:21:00
0
Due to results being quite kind we are in the same position more or less but with one game down. Stoke, Pompey, Wigan and West Brom are the games we must target for maximum points - win those and we can faff around all we want in the others.
Mikey D
13/04/2009 11:49:00
0
Due to results being quite kind we are in the same position more or less but with one game down. Stoke, Pompey, Wigan and West Brom are the games we must target for maximum points - win those and we can faff around all we want in the others.
Mikey D
13/04/2009 11:49:00
0
not pleased to see boro and newcastle picking up points. I want their spirit broken dammit!
Money4midfield
14/04/2009 14:22:00
0
not pleased to see boro and newcastle picking up points. I want their spirit broken dammit!
Money4midfield
14/04/2009 14:22:00
0
But to be fair they had a lot easier games than us money.... I am still confident!
Mikey D
14/04/2009 14:55:00
0
But to be fair they had a lot easier games than us money.... I am still confident!
Mikey D
14/04/2009 14:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

How Much Have Blackburn Earned Since 1992?

With the £100million television ceiling being broken this season and handed to one club, where do Blackburn Rovers fall in all time Premier League payments table?

Slade, McLeish Or Coyle For Blackburn?

Former Cardiff boss Slade has been 'interviewed' whereas former Rangers & Birmingham boss McLeish and ex Burnley & Bolton boss Coyle have both been 'odds on favourite' in the past days.

Who Will Blackburn Face In 2016/17 (30/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Championship for 2016/17 is now known.

Graham Could Still Make Blackburn Move

Wigan, Birmingham & Preston are all being linked with Graham; Celtic could also make a move for the Sunderland striker who will leave the Stadium of Light on a free transfer.

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)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele13%
Marshall5%
Duffy1%
Hanley2%
Kilgallon6%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett2%
Graham56%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans2%
Sub - Jackson2%
Sub - Conway2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker7
2.dallydally6
3.@roverseas5
4.mobyduck5
5.captain _midnight3
6.tonys1
7.jimbogeesus1