Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers To Be Beaten To Smithies?

Rovers To Be Beaten To Smithies?

Blackburn Rovers are understood to be one of several clubs that will be beaten in the battle to land Huddersfield Town's teenage goalkeeper Alex Smithies.

19-year-old Smithies is understood to be on the verge of completing a £2 million move to Everton, who have reportedly beaten us, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur to the signing of the highly-rated youngster with Goodison Park understood to be Smithies preferred destination.

With Sam Allardyce taking a goalkeeper on trial recently and with these rumours of an interest in Smithies (who has represented England at various Youth International levels) it seems as though Allardyce isn't happy with his goalkeeping options at Ewood Park, however, is Big Sam just looking for cover and competition for Paul Robinson or is he looking to replace Robbo, as it is understood (and constantly reported) by the media that he is???


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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

Writer:Walker
Date:Thursday May 7 2009
Time: 9:17AM

Comments

0
How many goalkeepers do we need? Don't we have some Austrian guy on trial already, plus 3 decent keepers at the club?
Blue_Canoe
07/05/2009 09:32:00
0
How many goalkeepers do we need? Don't we have some Austrian guy on trial already, plus 3 decent keepers at the club?
Blue_Canoe
07/05/2009 09:32:00
0
Strange this one, if this is true maybe Bunn and/or Brown might be leaving?
Mikey D
07/05/2009 09:54:00
0
Strange this one, if this is true maybe Bunn and/or Brown might be leaving?
Mikey D
07/05/2009 09:54:00
0
your not getting him lads
terrier09
07/05/2009 10:19:00
0
your not getting him lads
terrier09
07/05/2009 10:19:00
0
£2mill is a lot for a 19 year old keeper from Huddersfield. I think Bunn adn Brown will be leaving though.
roverjoy
07/05/2009 10:26:00
0
£2mill is a lot for a 19 year old keeper from Huddersfield. I think Bunn adn Brown will be leaving though.
roverjoy
07/05/2009 10:26:00
0
I've always fancied Fielding in the longer term. I'm confused why we'd be buying another keeper unless Big Sam saw him as a real bargain for the future
Money4midfield
07/05/2009 11:25:00
0
I've always fancied Fielding in the longer term. I'm confused why we'd be buying another keeper unless Big Sam saw him as a real bargain for the future
Money4midfield
07/05/2009 11:25:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Audio - Lambert On Rotherham

Having announced his intention to quit Blackburn Rovers this summer owing to off pitch issues that he's often spoke about, manager Paul Lambert...

Stats: Rotherham v Blackburn

All the stats from Rotherham (0) vs (1) Blackburn, New York Stadium, 30/4/16 Att: 11,035

Rotherham v Blackburn - Team Sheets

Rotherham are at the New York Stadium with Blackburn the visitors today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Blackburn - Premier League Free Transfers 2015/16

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should Blackburn Rovers be interested in any of the following free transfers?

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)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Lowe0%
Duffy0%
Hanley50%
Kilgallon0%
Marshall0%
Lenihan50%
Jordi Gomez0%
Grimes0%
Bennett0%
Graham0%
Sub - Jackson0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - Conway0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship