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Blackburn Rovers player names - A Complete Guide

I think it may just be the cold that I am suffering through at the moment that is making me crabby/a woman but I am getting a tad annoyed that certain journalists, commentators and today, the Sun newspaper cannot get the names right of various players that play for our beloved Rovers.

It is surely not hard for an experienced professional and Mark Lawrenson to get the names of players in the 'best league in the world' correct.

Why be so lazy and or ignorant when it comes to the so called smaller teams?

Just to help them out I have come up with a short handy guide to help out those in need -

- Ivan Klasnic plays for Bolton, Nikola Kalinic plays for Blackburn. They are two totally different people.

Yes they may be from the same country but that does not mean they have the same name just because their surnames both start with the same initial.

Whilst we are on this topic, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers are two seperate clubs.

- David Dunn is spelt without an 'e' at the end.

This is too make people aware that Dunn or Dunne can be spelt differently.

For example - Richard Dunne plays for Aston Villa, David Dunn plays for Blackburn Rovers.

- Ryan Nelsen is not spelt Nelson. I know a lot of people who have that surname accept that Nelson is the common spelling but how long does it take to check? He has been playing the EPL for about 5 years now!!!

By the same rationale, the Vital Blackburn Journalists will henceforth be known as Boom Boom, Fastman, Spikey and Stalker.

Honestly I know it sounds like I am having a real nag this morning but come on.

It is just lazy.




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The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 5 2010

Time: 10:07AM

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It has been annoying me for a while this!!!
Mikey Delap
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05/04/2010 10:10:00

Don't worry Spikey, i have been moaning to my housemate about this for ages, however i am crabby/a woman!!! hahahaha!! Durring the Chelsea match they refered to the exceptional Phil Jones as Taylor.......WTF!!!!!!!!!!
bennipoo
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05/04/2010 10:42:00

come on mikey! you spelt richard Dunne wrong! its dunne not dunn! :D get it right! :D
rover23
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05/04/2010 11:52:00

hahaha delap its dunne!!!! lol that time of the month brother? (sorry bennipoo) lol
sasman
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05/04/2010 12:26:00

lol sorry what a glaring error!!! hypocrit or what?! have ammended now, my point is still valid though detectives Sas and 23!
Mikey Delap
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05/04/2010 13:43:00

Oh it's fine!!! It seems to affect Mikey more than it does me!!!! ha!!
bennipoo
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05/04/2010 21:11:00

Let it all out Mikey!
fransavarese
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06/04/2010 08:55:00

That was a good little rant Mr Mikey, it always does you good to have one of these and get it off your chest doesn't it. Even if you do make an error yourself lol!!
Walker
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07/04/2010 17:43:00

loving it mikey, but to be fair I think our kit man needs to read this too - remember satna cruz and betnley? :D
LHrover
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07/04/2010 20:32:00

good god our kit man has a shocker doesnt he?! good job I am not in line to replace him!!! lol
Mikey Delap
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08/04/2010 15:06:00

 

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