Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Salgado earns Allardyce praise

Salgado earns Allardyce praise

Michel Salgado has wormed his way into the Sam Allardyce good books, so much so that he is earning praise from the boss.

Salgado had a slow start to life in England and was widely criticised for his £45,000 a week wages whilst being old, slow and out run by even the more turgid of Premier League winger.

But since the turn of the year the Spaniard has been a revelation at right back and has turned in a string of strong and dominating right back performances.

That has not gone un-recognised by Big Sam.

Allardyce speaking to the Daily Star said -"He is out there leading by example,"

"Our young lads are playing well for us but Michel is doing more than his bit and his experience has proved invaluable.

"He has come to terms with what it takes to play in the Premier League and, since December, has been outstanding for us. There is not a fitter lad about, that`s what I like about him."

Fair play to Michel, I was one of many who was quick to take a dig and say that he was 'past it', but looks like we were wrong.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Thursday April 22 2010
Time: 8:33AM

Comments

0
told you he way a legend! hes been playing well all season, people only realise it now! all I need now if for benni to start playing...
LHrover
22/04/2010 10:27:00
0
'Fat' chance!
FreidelNo.1
22/04/2010 11:10:00
0
lol FN1. He has come good there is no denying but can we also include his off field influence as well even though pretty much all of us dont get to see it?!
Mikey Delap
22/04/2010 11:19:00
0
Now that he's used to the pace of the prem. he's got a lot better. Unfortuantely age is his enemy. I hope he can keep going for another season though.
FreidelNo.1
22/04/2010 13:47:00
0
if he wasnt so old.. he would be playing for Real Madrid.. lets be happy we can get 2 years out of him..
rover23
22/04/2010 14:25:00
0
True
FreidelNo.1
22/04/2010 14:29:00
0
True
FreidelNo.1
22/04/2010 14:29:00
0
Another season and he will be done me thinks, but the last three months have been impressive without any doubt. That Chelsea game at Ewood in particular was a monster performance!
Mikey Delap
22/04/2010 15:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

Positive Signs For Bennett

Bennett was positive of Blackburn being able to see off Lancashire rivals Preston heading into this game at Ewood Park after the Norwich and Fulham results.

Minor Graham Setback

Blackburn had to do without Danny Graham against Preston following the groin problem that forced him off against Fulham last week. He could return against Brighton next week.

Hugely Frustrating

Mowbray admitted Blackburn didn't start the game well against Preston but had then been the dominant side so was 'majorly disappointed' not to record a victory.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By:
Steele2%
Nyambe12%
Mulgrew12%
Lenihan0%
Williams12%
Bennett12%
Lowe0%
Guthrie25%
Conway0%
Lucas Joao25%
Emnes0%
Sub-Mahoney0%
Sub-Gallagher0%
Sub-Feeney0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League