UK time is: 01:35:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reidy leaves Rovers for WBA

Steven Reid has left Blackburn on a free transfer to join newly promoted West Brom.

Reid has basically lived on the injury table for the last two seasons and with his contract expiring had done nowhere near enough to earn a new deal at Ewood Park.

But this represents a fresh start for the very likeable Steven who has been at Rovers for a while... since 2003.

Reid was rumoured to be going to Scotland to participate in the four game super knockout cup, er sorry, I mean SPL with Celtic but chose the club he spent 3 months on laon to at the end of last season.

Was the Baggies boss pleased? Ask him yourself...

'We are delighted Reidy has decided to rejoin us on a permanent basis,' manager Roberto Di Matteo told Albion's official website.

'He made a big impact last year both on and off the field. He was a consistent performer and also great in the dressing room.

'Having spent the last six years or so in the Premier League he knows the division inside-out and that kind of experience could prove invaluable.'

Goodbye Stevie, I will always remember that thunderbolt of an effort against Wigan at the JJB.

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: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 26 2010

Time: 6:28PM

Your Comments

Definitely time to go wasn't it?
Mikey Delap
yea i think it was, good luck reidy (just hopefully not against us)
red_ice
Good luck Reidy, such a shame that your injuries stopped you from fulfilling your potential with us.
FreidelNo.1
I second that FN1.
oziroversfan
I second that FN1.
oziroversfan
You second that one twice?! lol ;)
Mikey Delap
reid was a good player for us, always professional and we will never forget that screamer against wigan. good luck steven in the future.
LHrover
I just wanted to show that i really really meant that MD. ;)
oziroversfan
I think it was time to go, you cannot guarantee Reidy's fitness and you can't afford to carry passengers in the premier. I hope he does well at WBA.
buzz lightyear
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Win The Most Important Thing (Thursday October 23 2014)

Rovers Loan Lenihan To Burton (Thursday October 23 2014)

O'Sullivan And Raya Extend Loans (Tuesday October 21 2014)

A More Than Deserved Point (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday October 18 2014)

Rovers Preview: Ipswich Town (a) (Friday October 17 2014)

Improvement But Still Doubts (Friday October 17 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16

Breaking League News

Grant Holt To Stay At Hudderfield For Rest Of Year
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:15:00
Early Team News - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:03:00
What The Bosses Say - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 24/10/2014 23:39:00
Millers v Seagulls Preview
Rotherham : 24/10/2014 20:05:00
LUFC Leeds v Wolves - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Birmingham City?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 34%
Henley 0%
Baptise 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 0%
Cairney 0%
Williamson 0%
Evans 0%
Marshall 66%
Rhodes (off 80) 0%
Gestede (off 66) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (on 66) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 80) 0%