Blackburn Rovers - Roberts Keen For Rovers Return
UK time is: 11:39:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Roberts Keen For Rovers Return

Blackburn Rovers striker Jason Roberts doesn't know when he will be fit to return from injury but what he does know is he is eager to do this, however, he knows he can't rush this process.

Roberts' stress fracture isn't as bad as first feared but it means the striker is still missing at a time when Rovers could desperately do with his services. Roberts doesn't know when he'll return but he is confident of playing again this season.

Roberts told the Lancashire Telegraph: "I certainly believe this won't be the end of my season. I will keep working hard with the medical staff and try and get myself right.

"I was diagnosed between two to four weeks but it is pretty vague. It depends how the bone reacts to the stress we put it through and as soon as we are ready I will be out there.

"I have had a scan and we just take it from there. I don't think there are any more scans, so as soon as it can take the stress of me running about I will do that.

JR doesn't want to be setting targets of when he will return as he knows this isn't an injury that can have a definitive timescale put to it he just wants to get back as soon as possible, however, it is understood that the match with Wigan Athletic could be good bet?

He added: "For me I just want to get back as soon as possible. There is no point in predicting when, I wish I could.

"But it is far too vague with the kind of injury it is, it is not about saying keep off it for two weeks and then you can play, it is all about how it feels. So in three weeks' time if it has not healed that is just the way it is. It is a tough one.

The sooner JR can return the better, however, returning to soon (despite our need for him) isn't going to do him or us any favours. We just have to play the waiting game like the Rovers striker is.


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: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 15 2009

Time: 5:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Could these striker injuries have come at a worse time?!?!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
16/04/2009 08:22:00

Could these striker injuries have come at a worse time?!?!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
16/04/2009 08:22:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Lambert: We Did Enough To Win The Game (Monday November 30 2015)

O'Sullivan Decision Explained (Monday November 30 2015)

Lambert On Sheffield Wednesday Draw (Saturday November 28 2015)

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)

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

Chilwell Confident Results Will Turn
Huddersfield : 30/11/2015 11:18:00
Wagner Remains Confident Despite Loss
Huddersfield : 30/11/2015 11:17:01
O'Grady Wants Three On The Spin
Forest : 30/11/2015 11:14:00
Freedman Pleased With Reading Win
Forest : 30/11/2015 11:11:00
Clement & Butterfield On Hull Victory
Derby County : 30/11/2015 11:08:01

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 50%
Conway 0%
Taylor 0%
Rhodes 0%
Sub - Guthrie 50%
Sub - Henry 0%
Sub - Lawrence 0%