UK time is: 16:21:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jason Roberts Back In Contention For Saturday

Jason Roberts is set to boost the ranks this weekend with a timely return.

The Lancashire Telegraph is reporting that J-Rob should be good to go this weekend with Samba being moved back into the defence after being forced to play as an emergency striker in recent weeks.

Roberts has been out of action with a stress fracture to his foot since the dramatic win over Spurs a month ago and Rovers have missed his presence and pace up front.

This looks like a great boost for everyone at Rovers as we look for the win that would more or less guarantee safety.

I feel good, der der der der....




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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 5 2009

Time: 12:51PM

Your Comments

This is great news, one mroe back in the starting line up and we can now move Samba back to defence.... get in.
Mikey D
This is great news, one mroe back in the starting line up and we can now move Samba back to defence.... get in.
Mikey D
I never thought I'd be so happy to see JR back in contention
Money4midfield
I never thought I'd be so happy to see JR back in contention
Money4midfield
lol I have always liked him!!! legend! lol
Mikey D
lol I have always liked him!!! legend! lol
Mikey D
about time!! and he brings the best out of mccarthy too :D!
scottrover
about time!! and he brings the best out of mccarthy too :D!
scottrover
Samba back as a defender, or play 3 up front!!??!
Decimus Poole
Samba back as a defender, or play 3 up front!!??!
Decimus Poole
I say get 6 up front and get Nelsen and Robbo to send it long!
Mikey D
I say get 6 up front and get Nelsen and Robbo to send it long!
Mikey D
Samba has to be back in defence - it's Crouch we're playing against remember. Great news that we finally have a striker who gives a **** in the line-up. At least JR can never be faulted for effort, even if he misses a few. Roll on saturday.
Blue_Canoe
Samba has to be back in defence - it's Crouch we're playing against remember. Great news that we finally have a striker who gives a **** in the line-up. At least JR can never be faulted for effort, even if he misses a few. Roll on saturday.
Blue_Canoe
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
Roberts will prob be on the bench, there's no way he could be fit enough to play a whole game, either that or he's being rushed back?!?!? I would love to see him play with Carlos though, he would create so much space for the wee man..but i'll be glad to see him back none the less...at least as was said above he gives his all to the cause, even if he is/was never the most prolific
Clint
He prob will start and then maybe take him off and put Samba up there with 20/30 left?
Mikey D
He prob will start and then maybe take him off and put Samba up there with 20/30 left?
Mikey D
as long as he and benni get some decent time together i think we will win. So very happy to hear he is returning
retroflair31
as long as he and benni get some decent time together i think we will win. So very happy to hear he is returning
retroflair31
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Player(s) Plus Cash For Rhodes?? (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Man Of the Match Against Norwich (Saturday August 23 2014)

Norwich: That Wasn't Meant To Happen!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Reject Hull's Rhodes Offer (Friday August 22 2014)

Rovers confirm Rhodes bid made (Thursday August 21 2014)

Bowyer Laments Crucial Calls (Thursday August 21 2014)

More Rhodes Interest?? (Thursday August 21 2014)

Spurr Blow For Rovers (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Norwich 3 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
13. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4
14. Derby County 3 1 1 1 0 4
15. Blackburn 3 1 1 1 -1 4
16. Birmingham 3 1 1 1 -1 4
17. Brighton 3 1 0 2 0 3
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3

Breaking League News

Ipswich : 23/08/2014 14:35:00
The Team Sheets - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 23/08/2014 14:10:00
Team News: Huddersfield vs Charlton
Huddersfield : 23/08/2014 14:01:00
Bolton Set To Miss Out On Duo
Bolton : 23/08/2014 14:00:00
Denmark Billing for Terriers Youngster
Huddersfield : 23/08/2014 13:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rovers (hypothetically) recieve a bid of 12m for Rhodes
Suggested By:  Rovers Fan Ben
Accept 17%
Reject 83%