UK time is: 09:51:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reid On Standby For Ireland

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Steven Reid is still recovering from his latest injury layoff but with Reid closing in on a return to (hopefully) full fitness he's on standby for Ireland.

The Republic of Ireland play Australia in a friendly in Limerick on the 12th of August and Reid (who hasn't played since October 2008) is on standby for Giovanni Trapattoni's side. Reidy has been dogged by back and knee injuries for the past two or three-years but the 28-year-old is closing in on his latest return, which would be a boost for club and country.

Keith Andrews is again named in the 24-man squad.


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 31 2009

Time: 9:07AM

Your Comments

I'd hope that Reidy isn't made to run before he can walk!! Good to see him on his way back to full fitness though, however, I've got my doubts about him ever being able to stay fit again?? If he can I'm not sure he'll be the player he has been in the past.
Walker
Cue the next long term injury!!
Wellsy
I'll be crossing my fingers for Reidy. I think this season really is his last chance - I feel really sorry for the guy.
Money4midfield
Last chance saloon for reidy this! Go on Steve!!!
Mikey D
Encouraging news but his focus has to be on getting fit for rovers and playing well for us before playing for ROI. I hope this is a sign that he is near full fitness though.
roversman
he really should withdraw from the ROI, no disrespect, but surely, he owes the club....
sasman
ridiculas really, we have waired months to see him back in a rovers shirt and he could end up turning out for ireland before us, Really should be overlooked by ireland until he shows his fitness and ability to still play the game
glen9mullan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rhodes Praised (Monday August 25 2014)

Just The Response Bowyer Expected (Sunday August 24 2014)

Rovers Defiant!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

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)

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 3 - 2 Bournemouth
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Blackburn 4 2 1 1 0 7
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6
12. Middlesbrough 4 2 0 2 1 6
13. Brighton 4 2 0 2 1 6

Breaking League News

Saville completes Wolves switch
Wolves : 27/08/2014 09:28:00
Vital Report: Port Vale 2 Cardiff 3
Cardiff : 27/08/2014 09:15:00
Frederik Sorensen
Norwich : 27/08/2014 08:46:00
Norwich City 3 - 1 Crawley Town
Norwich : 27/08/2014 08:23:00
Gray: Owls good value for cup triumph
Sheff Wed : 27/08/2014 08:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rovers (hypothetically) recieve a bid of 12m for Rhodes
Suggested By:  Rovers Fan Ben
Accept 24%
Reject 76%