Blackburn Rovers - Will Sam's Outburst Help Robbo??
UK time is: 16:44:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Will Sam's Outburst Help Robbo??

Blackburn Rover manager Sam Allardyce launched a monstrous attack on England manager Fabio Capello on Wednesday, but what will be the consequences of this??

This attack was due to Paul Robinson being left out of Capello's World Cup Squad. Mr Mikey has covered this, and I think it is hard to disagree with what he (or Allardyce said), however, in the long run is this really going to do Robinson any favours?? Personally I'm not sure that Capello does have any personal issues with Robbo (as Allardyce said) but for whatever reason he does have he hasn't picked the Rovers goalkeeper and attacking Capello isn't going to do much to change this is it?

Allardyce has quite rightly defended his player and asked the question why Robbo has been overlooked, however, there might have been a better way to have gone about it as Robbo isn't going to find it any easier to get into the England squad in the future after this is he, particularly if the England manager does have a personal problem with Robbo (not that I think he does.) Big Sam is a passionate man so we applauded his outburst, however, when he stops to reflect about this he (and Robbo) might start to think he could have gone about it in a slightly different manor, or approach perhaps??

Join The Vital Debate

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: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 13 2010

Time: 8:35AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It is a tough one boss and I agree with you in part here. This outburst has negative effects but also positive ones! This draws attention to Robbo and how good a season he has had as well.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
13/05/2010 08:48:00

Sam is entitled to his opinion - I agree with the fact that I don't see this as a personal thing - but what other reasons has he got - that he trusts James and Green more due to experience? if that is the case then he should have been playing Robbo to see how good he could be again in friendlies before the World Cup squads are announced.
Report Abuse
13/05/2010 12:26:00

i don't think it would do much harm to Robbo as he has been handling this in such a gentleman fashion.
Report Abuse
13/05/2010 15:49:00

i think sam has shown the frustration robbo must be feeling. can't see how it will hurt robbo's chance- he's not getting in anyway
Report Abuse
13/05/2010 16:37:00

Robbo seemed genuinely thankful that he got the chance to play for rovers and get his confidence back up. it's a shame for me he's not going, but i'm not sure he's not terribly fussed.
the shire
Report Abuse
14/05/2010 00:23:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rhodes In Team Of The Week (Monday October 5 2015)

Another Spell Out For Brown!! (Monday October 5 2015)

Bowyer: An Unbelievable Performance (Monday October 5 2015)

Vital Report - Blackburn 2-0 Ipswich (Sunday October 4 2015)

Bowyer On Ipswich Win (Sunday October 4 2015)

Video - Ipswich Highlights (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Ipswich (Saturday October 3 2015)

Rovers Preview: Ipswich Town (H) (Saturday October 3 2015)

Olsson Reflects On 100 Rovers Games (Friday October 2 2015)

Midfielder Could Make Ipswich Return (Friday October 2 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 2 - 0 Ipswich
Hull City 1 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 0 Charlton
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Blackburn
Fulham 2 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 0 - 0 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Ipswich 10 4 3 3 -2 15
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Wednesday Keen on Contract Talks with Nuhiu
Sheff Wed : 07/10/2015 16:30:00
Ticket Info for Wednesday Vs Hull City (17th Oct)
Sheff Wed : 07/10/2015 15:06:00
Ticket Info and Coach Travel For Owls at Rotherham
Sheff Wed : 07/10/2015 15:00:00
Millwall take Saville
Wolves : 07/10/2015 09:57:00
RUFC - Reserve Lose In Cup
Rotherham : 07/10/2015 09:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Steele 3%
Henley 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 5%
Marshall 0%
Evans 17%
Akpan 17%
Conway 0%
Lawrence 11%
Rhodes 47%
Sub - Williamson 0%