UK time is: 06:28:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Allardyce feels no need to hit the panic button

He who is large and manages Blackburn has come out to address the fans after a disappointing last day trying to sign a striker to bolster the ranks.

Most Blackburn fans were a bit gutted that a new man was not bought in to supplement the strikers that we already have here... and Maceo Rigters.

But Sam has said that despite the effort made, he is content with the riff raff we have on the playing staff after the sole purchase of Yilidray Basturk.

Big Sam, speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph said - "You never want to be in a panic situation because it is then you make the worst selections and the worst choices. We were not in a panic.

"I am very comfortable with the squad, we are improving, we have put ourselves in a reasonable position in the league but we have to go further than that and continue to pick the points up.

"If no other player came our way, I was very content with the squad we have got."

I am pretty sure the Big Man is putting on something of a brave face as I feel he wanted one more but we do have the players to stay safe in this division.




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: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 3 2010

Time: 8:21AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I am starting to cool down after being a bit miffed at the lack of buying on the last day, I can see what Sam is saying but it is pretty clear what formation he has in mind!!!
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
03/02/2010 08:27:00

We havent got a bad squad to be fair, if Basturk turns out as good as Dunn im sure no one will have any complaints about the lack of strikers....and Im still glad we didnt sign Dindane
LHrover
Report Abuse
03/02/2010 10:00:00

Me 2!
FreidelNo.1
Report Abuse
03/02/2010 13:50:00

I agree, rather have no-one than the ones we were linked with
glen9mullan
Report Abuse
03/02/2010 15:12:00

Benjani & Dindane would had been poor signings for us, while Beattie i would only consider him as a replacement for Jason Roberts(if he was sold to Wolves), but not McCarthy.
metalrover
Report Abuse
04/02/2010 00:24:00

We couldnt really have signed anyone to replace Benni in Jan and with 2 million so we are best sitting tight and rolling with what we have...
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
04/02/2010 12:17:00

I don't understand the mass hysteria regarding the PL transfer window. If one's team is about to fight a relegation battle then a couple million pounds is a good investment. If one's team is fighting for a spot in europe or the PL title then a valuable player in or out makes sense. For teams like Blackburn, Fulham, Stoke, Everton and Birmingham it makes less sense to chase players since it won't likely result in a big change their place in the table
SoCal Rover
Report Abuse
04/02/2010 17:43:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Bring In Ipswich's Taylor (Friday March 27 2015)

Rhodes Returns For Scotland (Friday March 27 2015)

Striker Stays With Ipswich (Thursday March 26 2015)

Bolton Plan Loanee Talks (Thursday March 26 2015)

Blackburn Keen On Defender Return (Tuesday March 24 2015)

On Is Off Again! (Monday March 23 2015)

Winger Returns To Blackburn (Monday March 23 2015)

Rhodes Or Gestede?? (Monday March 23 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 111
2. dallydally 36
3. rover50 19
4. rovers2011 8
5. Rye of the Rovers 4
6. roverjoy 3

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Brentford 39 20 6 13 12 66
8. Wolves 39 18 11 10 11 65
9. Forest 39 15 12 12 8 57
10. Blackburn 39 14 12 13 1 54
11. Charlton 39 13 15 11 -2 54
12. Sheff Wed 39 13 14 12 -4 53
13. Leeds Utd 39 14 10 15 -4 52

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds amongst the form teams in February
Leeds Utd : 30/03/2015 20:43:00
Meet The Ref - Boro v Latics - Stuart Attwell
Wigan : 30/03/2015 19:57:01
Write For Vital Bolton
Bolton : 30/03/2015 19:41:01
The Price Of Prising McClaren Away
Derby County : 30/03/2015 18:29:00
Royals hit with Football League fine
Reading : 30/03/2015 18:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Brighton MotM
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Steele 11%
Henley 8%
Baptiste 8%
Kilgallon 0%
Olsson 41%
Taylor 0%
Spearing 8%
Cairney 0%
Marshall 0%
Brown 0%
Rhodes 16%
Sub:-Spurr 0%
Sub:-Gestede 8%