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Allardyce teaches the Rovers players a lesson

Allardyce teaches the Rovers players a lesson

Sam Allardyce taught his underachieving Rovers players a lesson as he ordered his Blackburn players into monday morning training at 7AM!

After a poor display at Goodison Park at the weekend Sam wanted to remind the players that that level of performance will not be tolerated ever again and took drastic action - dragging every single Rovers first team player into the crack of dawn training.

Big Sam, speaking to Sky Sports said - 'It's something I did once before at Bolton. Hopefully, it has had the desired effect.

'Were they happy? I don't think so. But everybody was on time and we sorted a few things out.'

Sam wanted to put things right and I believe that this kick up the backside should work a treat. The Rovers players get paid plenty of money and to expect them to suffer for their terrible showing is more than fair.

In a side note the morning training session also allowed Allardyce to attend the great, late Sir Bobby Robsons' memorial service.



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday September 22 2009
Time: 8:41AM

Comments

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its good to see that Sam has not taken this lying down and has punished the players for their performance. They do however have a great chance to get back on track tonight.
Mikey D
22/09/2009 09:57:00
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Let's see if it works... tonight shouldn't give us too much trouble (I repeated shouldn't), the real test will be at Villa Park!
TurkishDelight5
22/09/2009 10:49:00
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I feel sorry for Paul Robinson - he was our best player!
FreidelNo.1
22/09/2009 12:24:00
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We are home to Villa TD5 mate! tonight we need to play to the full potential we have - if we do we will win. If we dont, we are there for the taking at the moment!
Mikey D
22/09/2009 12:25:00
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Punishing the players by making them start at 7am? The horror, the horror!
Desert Kiwi
22/09/2009 14:33:00
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I do that 3 days a week but for them in their pampered life styles I imagien it was a kick up the backside!
Mikey D
22/09/2009 15:12:00
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ive done it for my soccer team, sure, they dont get paid the thousands a week that our rovers do, and they probably werent happy also! but, it works, shakes them up, snaps em out of their routine!
sasman
24/09/2009 05:54:00
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What time does training usually start??
Walker
24/09/2009 09:20:00
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