UK time is: 21:21:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Home Form To Pull Rovers Through?

Sam Allardyce is expecting that Rovers home form will see the Blue and White Army safe this season.

Ewood Park, if you read the stats since Allardyce took over has turned into something of a fortress, something that under Ince it most certainly wasn't.

Rovers have only lost one game at home under Big Sam.

40 points should enough to guarantee safety for another season and one win will bring Rovers to that point.

Sam, speaking to Rovers.co.uk - 'I would consider us safe if we make it to 40 points. Let's do it tomorrow with two games to spare,'

'It will be a tense, nervous affair. We know that one win wherever can change the whole shape of the table. We have to use all our experience.

'There has been a great turnaround of form at Ewood Park and it could have been even better.

'Four wins, four draws and only one defeat is very good considering where we started from.

'The players look forward to playing at home especially as there has been such a good atmosphere the last few games.

'The key has been our good defensive work. That has given the attacking players a platform to work on to get the goals we need to win a game.'




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:Friday May 8 2009

Time: 3:47PM

Your Comments

its fair to say that Rovers wont be getting much from Chelsea away so we really need a win tomorrow to avoid a potential last day showdown with (probably already relegated) WBA...
Mikey D
score draw for me, four goals thriller!
merlin
Will be interesting the previous games between us and pompey are very mixed results, usually they win one and we win one, so as they won at fratton earlier this season it is our time to win.
roverjoy
already relegated? their is still hope for the baggies lol....gonna be a thriller, too bad fox sports are showing 5 games live out of the 6....guess who the 6th game is
sasman
I think a draw will be enuf boys but im gonna back us to win...n i'll shout n scream till im horse come three o'clock!!!!! COME ON ROVERS!!!!!
mani13963
Gutted SAS, we'll shout for u mate!!!!
mani13963
What a great result....poorish performance overall.....Warnock and Grella were dyer!!! (Yes SAS, ur boy was awful)...Nelson - IMMENSE and Benni back to his best!!!!
mani13963
It looks like your home form has done the trick, and by all accounts Portsmouth were all at sea today. Once again Benni shows his class and Samba showed how awkward he is, even for 6'5" David James.
Sindbad
The result was ALL that mattered. Nelsen and Givet at centre back were tremendous, The crowd did their bit as well - its fair to say the reaction to the McCarthy penalty blew the roof off!
Mikey D
The Rovers support has been great lately - when some fans turn on their teams we've backed ours - well done the lads!
FreidelNo.1
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Bowyer: Unacceptable (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Spurr Returns This Evening (Monday September 29 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Watford (Saturday September 27 2014)

Speculation Drives Rhodes (Thursday September 25 2014)

Kilgallon Hails Pivotal Evans (Thursday September 25 2014)

Rovers Relief (Monday September 22 2014)

Bowyer Salutes Outstanding Rovers (Monday September 22 2014)

Raya Makes Southport Loan (Monday September 22 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)

1. dallydally 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Middlesbrough 10 5 2 3 6 17
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 9 4 2 3 0 14
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Brentford 10 4 2 4 -3 14
13. Cardiff 10 3 4 3 0 13
14. Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 -2 13

Breaking League News

Connelly Signs Contract Extension
Cardiff : 01/10/2014 20:03:00
Fulham v Bolton - Team Sheets
Fulham : 01/10/2014 19:42:00
Zola Is The Bookies Favourite!
Fulham : 01/10/2014 19:06:00
LUFC BREAKING: Leeds United v Reading Teamsheet
Leeds Utd : 01/10/2014 18:45:00
Watford Scrape Win Against Brentford
Brentford : 01/10/2014 18:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Rotherham United
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 0%
Marshall 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 100%
Taylor (off 76) 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Evans 0%
Conway (off 45) 0%
Rhodes 0%
Gestede (off 32) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 32) 0%
Substitute: King (on 45) 0%
Substitute: Henley (on 76) 0%