Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers Reject Morten Gamst Pedersen Bid

Rovers Reject Morten Gamst Pedersen Bid

Blackburn Rovers have turned down a bid from Olympiakos for winger Morten Gamst Pedersen.

The Greeks have already helped themselves to ex-Rovers striker Matt Derbyshire but made an enquiry to take Morten to Greece to top up his tan.

But Rovers have held firm as they have seen an up turn in the form of the notoriously under performing Norwegian.

More news on this one as we get it.



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday August 31 2009
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
Interesting one this one - I personally think he should stay as you can see the intent in his eyes this season but I suspect there are prob a few that think we should have accepted?
Mikey D
31/08/2009 09:06:00
0
It would surely be ludicrous to sell this close to the deadline! I wouldn't have been suprised to see MGP go over the summer - he seemed to be too comfortable at Ewood last season but there have been enough comings and goings - it's evidently going to take a while for the side to settle down and score some goals. MGP has been erratic but he has already scored his goal for this season - more to come we hope!!! MGP and Diouff on form are match winners and unless we have a replacement (Treacy has already left for Sheffield and Van Heerden hasn't yet made an impact, Rothen never materialised) then we need MGP.
YORK ROVER
31/08/2009 09:46:00
0
If we sell Morten now, we will have a lot of problems. Actually, I don´t think todays midfielders on Rovers look so promising. Then we can´t sell one of the best one. We doesn´t have good enough replacement and we probably don´t have time to find a replacement. As Mikey and York says, he is fitter for fight this year than last year. At least we should give him a try to Xmas, For those who think Reid is a wasted player, whatabout Morten? Mortens superb-season was about at the time Reid got heavily injured. The only difference is that Morten has played 4 season created 3 goals and 10 assists. That´s what I can see more wasted than being injured.
lazyfrog
31/08/2009 10:10:00
0
If we were ever going to sell we would need a replacement right away ala the Warnock move. I cant see it myself...
Mikey D
31/08/2009 10:35:00
0
Its too late to consider selling him but for the right money at xmas, i'd do the business......we are desperate for a change on the left and some much needed pace!!
mani13963
31/08/2009 11:44:00
0
He is to good to let go, especially now so short of the deadline...cheers
riisenholt
31/08/2009 14:43:00
0
DONT SELL, pedders has finally found the form of a few seasons ago, lets keep him!
rover23
31/08/2009 15:26:00
0
i agree that it is too late to sell him. Had the offer come a couple of weeks ago I would have been all for selling him. Personally I think his form this season has been acceptable but not amazing like everybody else thinks. For me he still hides away to much in games and often makes the wrong decision when choosing to cross or pass and he never backs himself in front of goal anymore. York Rover your comment about him and diouf being match winners is rubibish. They are both solid players who work hard but really lack flair hence why we have created so little this season
a7081543
31/08/2009 17:58:00
0
a7081543 I take your point but I chose my words carefully - "MGP and Diouff on form are match winners" and I stand by that - if they are in form Rovers create more chances.
YORK ROVER
31/08/2009 21:31:00
0
I think that the loss in form coincided with the fact that because he had been playing so well teams began to close him down quicker and marked him out of a game. Tough to be excellent every game when you are a marked man. He is still the best crosser of a ball we have and our best midfield goal threat even if he is not on form all the time. We dont have a player in the squad who is ever brilliant week in week out nor does any team. Even Ronaldo had his off days
del
01/09/2009 02:25:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Video - Championship Goals, 21st-22nd April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn

All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) vs (0) Blackburn, Molineux, 22/04/17 Att: 20,249

Team Sheets - Wolves v Blackburn

Blackburn go to Molineux as the visitors to Wolves for the latest Championship game.

Follow Live On Twitter - Wolves v Blackburn

Blackburn go to Molineux as the visitors to Wolves today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:
Raya50%
Nyambe0%
Lenihan0%
Ward0%
Mulgrew0%
Williams0%
Bennett0%
Lowe0%
Guthrie0%
Conway0%
Gallagher0%
Sub-Graham0%
Sub-Lucas Joao0%
Sub-Emnes50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
13 Aston Villa 43 15 13 15 58 -1
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 43 11 14 18 47 -21
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.roveritejon1
Write for Vital Football