Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Gossip - Rovers looking at Jo

Gossip - Rovers looking at Jo

Alan Nixon is reporting in todays Daily Mirror that Rovers are eyeing up Man City misfit Jo.

Rovers, as we all know by now, are desperate for striking re-inforcements and Jo seems to fit the bill if rumour is to be believed.

Jo is one of the names that City are trying to get out of Eastlands as they look to trim down their bloated squad.

It looks as if Rovers want to buy the player outright at a reduced figure or get the lad in on loan.

Either way, I think would be good if we could pull this off, he has looked a classy player to me even if he had a mixed time at Everton on loan.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Wednesday July 28 2010
Time: 9:10AM

Comments

0
Worth a punt?
Mikey Delap
28/07/2010 09:13:00
0
Why not, should be a decent price and he can score goals in the prem. Please just buy another striker we need goals.
ITSALLROVER
28/07/2010 15:45:00
0
Not sure about this, 5 goals in 27 appearances for Everton & went AWOL. Has not shown committed to either City or Everton, what makes you think he would be any more committed to Rovers? He is a 'journeyman' only in the UK for the cash, think his passion is still in Brazil. If he comes, I hope I am wrong. Personally, I would rather gamble on Nikica Jelavic.
r.waterfall
28/07/2010 17:09:00
0
Matt Derbyshire has scored 11 goals in his last 26 appearances. More than twice as many as Jo! People point to his poor score/match figures at Ewood but we should not forget that most of his appearance at Ewood were as sub, often only on the field for the last 10 mins. Anyone know Derbyshires figures for goals/mins. on pitch? His imput and goals have been missed since he left, more than we thought we would at the time. If we had had "Supersub" To bring on last season, we would have won more points.
r.waterfall
28/07/2010 17:35:00
0
matt derbyshire was crap at ewood.. theres a reason mark hughes and big sam used him in the last 5 mins only.. our only manager to start him reg in prem was Ince... think the other 2 knew what they were doing.. greek league is easy to score in.. Jo cost city 19 million for a reason.. matt derbyshire was sold for 2.5 million for a reason... Jo > Derbyshire..
rover23
28/07/2010 19:15:00
0
TBF Derbs is a great sub but a weak starter.... Jo was a hit at Everton in his first season but caused trouble at Everton second time around - but who's the best at dealing with tempremental players??? I'll give you a clue... He's large and his name rhymes with Jig Ham....
Mikey Delap
28/07/2010 20:46:00
0
we need a goal scorer someone thats going to give 110% season after season no point in wasting time on journey men or donkeys (heskey) its time for the chairman to put his hand in his pocket and grab a proven goal scorer
stebrfc9
28/07/2010 21:59:00
0
He wasn't impressive at Everton, City doesn't want him. Don't think he's the answer for us, won't mind a loan deal to try him out at Rovers. But i urge Sam to bring our local lad Derbyshire back.
metalrover
29/07/2010 00:57:00
0
Tom Eaves? hat trick against bolton last night looks maybe as gooder prospect as Wickham?
reils
29/07/2010 05:30:00
0
two questions- how much to buy? and how much are his wages?
retroflair31
29/07/2010 05:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Duffy & Evans Bow Out

The Euro 2016 adventures of Blackburn duo Duffy (who was sent off) and Evans' have ended this weekend. Both the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland went out in the last 16.

Hounded Into Submission

Graham revealed the persistence of Coyle was a factor in joining Blackburn permanently after leaving Sunderland. The former Watford & Swansea was also contacted by former teammates.

Winger's Rovers Return Confirmed

Feeney, who joined Blackburn on loan briefly before; ended last season on loan with Ipswich but the former Bournemouth & Millwall winger has joined Rovers permanently.

Eastwood Joins Oxford - Mansfield Cancelled

Eastwood has found a new club, signing a one-year deal with a former club Oxford after Blackburn released him after three-years at Ewood Park.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele15%
Marshall5%
Duffy2%
Hanley1%
Kilgallon4%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham58%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans1%
Sub - Jackson2%
Sub - Conway2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.@roverseas6
2.captain _midnight4
3.Brownster741
4.Peter Chains-Lynch1