Blackburn Rovers - Andrews In Demand?
UK time is: 20:38:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Andrews In Demand?

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Keith Andrews is understood to be the target of two other Premier League sides.

The 28-year-old had a good (even if it wasn't exceptional) debut season with Rovers and this is understood to have left Sam Allardyce keen for him to sign a contract extension (which still has two-years left on it) and determined to hold onto Andrews with the midfielder understood to be a target for both Birmingham City and Fulham.

2 million for the Republic of Ireland International wouldn't be a bad price but personally I think that keeping him at Ewood Park would be a better option as Andrews can offer us something even if he doesn't have the exceptional quality that others might.


For the very latest Premier League odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 21 2009

Time: 5:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Got a lot of stick first season, but I thought he looked like a decent player. Hopefully he'll have benefitted from his first full season in the PL and with a full pre-season will be even better next year
Report Abuse
21/06/2009 17:48:00

Id rather sell andrews for 3m, and sign chriss brunt for 4m :)
Report Abuse
21/06/2009 18:25:00

i agree lets sell him, but doubt if he will leave this summer
Report Abuse
21/06/2009 18:29:00

He's a good squad / utility player - committed and able to cover several positions but is he the cutting edge we need at Rovers? The million dollar question is whether he would make a bigger impact next season now that he's settled in the Premiership? I'd be tempted to take the money and swell the funds for more accomplished midfielders.
Report Abuse
21/06/2009 18:50:00

Definitely take the money if that is what is really what is on offer.
Report Abuse
21/06/2009 20:15:00

Keep him. He covers more than one position, has proved himself and adds a steadying influence to the squad. Yes he sint spectacular but then not everyone is! If Trappatoni rates him then that must tell you something.... This to me on the whole though seems like an attempt by his agent to get Andrews a new deal.
Mikey D
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 08:48:00

Keep him - our highest scoring midfielder last season... only 3 goals but better than the rest. Also, now that Ince has gone he needs all the 'friends' he can get... ha-ha!
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 09:41:00

Arrrrgggghhhhh... flashback FN1!!!!
Mikey D
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 09:48:00

I agree. Keep him. He gives 100% and is the utility player we don't otherwise have.
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 11:02:00

DEF keep Andrews - he did more for Rovers in 6mths than a lot of our other midfielders did in the whole season, for one reason or another... he can play a couple of positions and more importantly is willing too without whinging!!! He has ability, maybe not a 'BIG' name player but a very handy one for a team like Rovers to have....
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 12:09:00

He didnt moan about the (totally unfair) flack he was getting. He just got out there and played an proved his point. I have respect for that sort of thing.
Mikey D
Report Abuse
22/06/2009 12:13:00

Yep - he put his head down and worked hard to gain respect, what footballers should do - let their football do the talking.
Report Abuse
23/06/2009 11:32:00


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

Was Fernandez a pointless signing?
Reading : 30/11/2015 19:31:00
Clarke has lost the fans, has he lost the dressing room?
Reading : 30/11/2015 19:26:00
October and November Review- Rankings
Reading : 30/11/2015 19:10:01
LUFC Football League Release Agent Fees
Leeds Utd : 30/11/2015 19:00:00
October and November Review- Forwards
Reading : 30/11/2015 19:00:00

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%