Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Q and A With Vital Wolves

Q and A With Vital Wolves

Good morning everybody! Ahead of the match tomorrow with Wolverhampton Wanderers we here at VB are a kind bunch and have decided to ask Vital Wolves' Akela some questions to spice things up before the big match.

Sit back, get the kettle on and enjoy -

1. Hey Akela! How does it feel to be back in the Premier League?

The build up and anticipation over the summer was fantastic! Our opening day defeat certainly brought me back down to earth quickly though, but we've performed well overall so far.

2. Mick McCarthy hasn't always had the greatest of records in the top flight - whats changed this time?

Well hopefully it has changed! We won't really know until the end of the season though.

3. Who should Rovers be keeping an eye out for on Saturday?

Milijas has impressed me hugely since we signed him. He certainly adds that bit of quality to our side and has the key to unlock defences.

4. Likewise is there any Rovers players you admire?

Benni McCarthy, always seems to have a smile on his face and I like that in a player.

5. What is your impression of the seemingly unliked by everyone else Sam Allardyce?

Blackburn is a club that probably suites him better. Newcastle was just too big for him and brings pressure of a certain style of football that Big Sam isn't exactly known for. I don't believe he has that issue with Rovers, so will probably prove a success.

6. Who do you see falling through the relegation trap door this season?

Despite their start to the season, I`ll still go for Burnley and Birmingham. But my new choice for the drop is Portsmouth.

7. Which Premier League player do you despise?

He is actually one of your lot! Diouf !

8. With West Brom not about this season - who do you consider to be the main derby this time out? If anybody?

Villa and Birmingham will still have a little something about it.

9. Are there any gaps in the squad that haven't been addressed for Wolves during the transfer window?

Will have to wait and see on the two new signings and whether they will plug the gaps. I probably would still have ideally liked more experience in defence as well, but overall our signings over the summer look good ones.

10. Finally can I grab a prediction?

I think we'll grab a 1-0.

Can I say many thanks to Akela for this interview and stay tuned for the return interview I did with Wolves as I try to be witty, informative and honest for pretty much the first time ever ;)

Good luck tomorrow Wolves - but not too much of course!



*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:Friday September 11 2009
Time: 10:10AM

Comments

0
some concise answers from our neighbour at Wital Wolves! Good times...
Mikey D
11/09/2009 10:12:00
0
and here is my interview with Wolves! - http://www.wolves.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=169751
Mikey D
11/09/2009 12:53:00
0
I do hope you boy's get back up to where you should be (Top 4 - 6).... After all there are only 3 other teams that have won the Premier League All the best for the rest of the season (From Sunday onwards that is)
JamoDaWolf
11/09/2009 13:34:00
0
Wolves are garbage and will be VERY lucky to stay in that league!!!!
mani13963
13/09/2009 15:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Eastwood Joins Oxford - Mansfield Cancelled

Eastwood has found a new club, signing a one-year deal with a former club Oxford after Blackburn released him after three-years at Ewood Park.

Sunderland Striker Graham Pens Blackburn Contract

Former Watford & Swansea striker Graham has joined Blackburn after his Sunderland release. During his time with the Black Cats he was loaned to Middlesbrough, Wolves, Hull & Rovers.

West Ham Full Back Arrival Confirmed

Hot on the heals of Stokes' arrival, following his release by Celtic, Blackburn have added the season-long loan signing of Scottish U21 international Hendrie from West Ham.

League Cup F‏irst Round - Mansfield (22/6/16)

The draw for the first round of the English Football League Cup took place earlier this afternoon.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele17%
Marshall5%
Duffy2%
Hanley1%
Kilgallon4%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham57%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans1%
Sub - Jackson1%
Sub - Conway2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.@roverseas6
2.captain _midnight4
3.Brownster741
4.Peter Chains-Lynch1