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Allardyce Explains A Twist In The Warnock Tale

Allardyce Explains A Twist In The Warnock Tale

Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce has insisted left back and Aston Villa target Stephen Warnock was left out yesterday as he wasnt mentally ready for the game and he won't sell Stephen on the cheap.

An exclusive yesterday on VB gave you an insight that Warnock was a certain to leave but Sam's words in the press this morning show that maybe things aren't as developed as first imagined.

The Rovers boss revealed last seasons player of the season Warnock was left out the squad that unfortunately lost 2-1 against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday because he had 'struggled to focus on this game'.

Allardyce has not yet recieved a bid he considers good enough yet and has stood firm to state that whilst things are in the balance and Stephen could leave, nothing is done yet.

Allardyce speaking to Sky Sports said - 'He is at home because he struggled to focus on this game and didn't feel that mentally he was capable enough of giving his best, so we both took the decision to leave him back at Ewood.

'There have been no developments on the transfer front, but he didn't feel and I didn't feel that it was the right thing to do to play him.'

'We will wait and see what next week brings, but we haven't had anything near a bid we could consider to be enough, so he is still our player and I envisage that he still will be our player.'

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Sunday August 23 2009
Time: 11:58AM

Comments

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I hope tis sheds some light on things - and I hope Sam does ask for the maximum amount of cash before considering selling.
Mikey D
23/08/2009 12:03:00
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I think Warnock will be on his way whether it is now or in the January transfer window, 8 mill did seem on the cheap side when you consider what other English players have been fetching in the transfer market. So if and when we do sell we get the players true worth hopefully 10-12 mill.
Rover_since74
23/08/2009 12:44:00
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We made the mistake of playing ' Gareth barrys bit on the side' against Arsenal and got stuffed. it doesn't just effect one player if a want away player plays, it effects the whole team.
EvertonMike
23/08/2009 12:48:00
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If he's sat at home feelin sorry for himself when he could be pulling on a Rovers top on a saturday afternoon the the answer is simple.....DONT PAY HIM AND SELL HIM ASAP!!! Theres no way back and to be brutally honest, i dont know who the hell he thinks he is!!! I would personally be more gutted had they come in for Givet!!!
mani13963
23/08/2009 13:08:00
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And this article should end any animosity between the fans and the board because its obvious who wants what and who's fault it it.....Warnock wants to go.....byeeeeeeeeeee!!
mani13963
23/08/2009 13:11:00
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I think he has definitely had his head turned and it does look ominous but how do we know for sure until Stephen says somet? I personally have no animosity towards the board as they have always been very honest with fans
Mikey D
23/08/2009 14:03:00
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and in fairness to Warnock, he hasn't said anything publicly except being positive about this season in a Blackburn shirt, so don't be so quick to turn on him
retroflair31
23/08/2009 14:18:00
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He will come out and say something if he doesnt get his move just wait and see. And you can be sure he knows what is on offer at Villa and wants to jump ship. He wants out, let him go and watch him follow so many other players who leave Rovers and regret it. As i said yesterday I believe Givet to be the better player so take the money and buy that Croatian lad at Portsmouth who will probably be going fairly cheaply considering Portsmouths finances
Durks
23/08/2009 14:30:00
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And to add that if he hasnt been focusing on playing for the club who have done a lot for him in his career and who pay his wages it shows a real disregard for the club and the fans. I thought he was more professional than that.
Durks
23/08/2009 14:33:00
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Sad that a player I always considered a model pro is no different to all the other smacked arse little brats. Get as much as you can for him and sell him, do not let him do a Lescott on us, the team ethic and work rate this season is good, don't let this episode spoil it.
roversfan95
23/08/2009 16:04:00
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