Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

The day of reckoning is nearly here

The day of reckoning is nearly here

Blackburn Rovers sale looks all set to be completed in the next few weeks as Venkys (The VH Group) have all but won the race to buy the club.

News of fresh investment will likely be met with mass approval as the long takeover saga looks to be drawing to a close.

After much speculation, rumour mongering and a lot of false dawns, the Rovers official site confirmed the news.

The chairperson of Venkys even chipped in with their own statement.

Venkys chairperson Anuradha J Desai said - 'We expect to be the first Indian company to acquire a Premier League team and we are particularly delighted that the team is Blackburn Rovers, with whom we believe we have many shared values and ambitions.'

Rovers chairman John Williams added on the club's official website: 'A series of meetings, including discussions with the Premier League, have followed an extensive due diligence process.

'Both parties are hopeful that the transaction will be completed in November.'

The group which specialises in poultry farming and pharmaceuticals have undergone a stern examination so must be a good fit for what the Walkers want.

Bring on the chicken jokes!!!

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday October 26 2010
Time: 8:49AM

Comments

0
Sit tight folks!!! :)
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 08:51:00
0
I almost layed an egg when I heard this on the radio this morning. Now the end of November can't come quickly enough for everything to officially be completed.
fransavarese
26/10/2010 09:47:00
0
Bootifull.
Stubbs
26/10/2010 10:04:00
0
Fingers crossed this goes through and then Big Sam gets his marching orders!
mutts nutts
26/10/2010 10:20:00
0
Not to get anyone too exited.. but last year the company turned over 112 billion US dollars..
rover23
26/10/2010 11:36:00
0
:O typo.. 1 billion and its in £
rover23
26/10/2010 11:39:00
0
Can we have £112 billion instead please 23?!
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 12:05:00
0
guys.. not to put a damp mood on things.. but apparently.. these guys want to make money out of rovers.. buying talent and selling it on at high profit.. urgh..
rover23
26/10/2010 12:27:00
0
business as usual then 23
the shire
26/10/2010 13:15:00
0
We do that anyway dont we? But the difference is that a higher level of talent will be available to us with more spending power - that is the difference.
Mikey Delap
26/10/2010 13:19:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Crewe v Blackburn - Follow On Twitter - 12-12-17

Blackburn go to Gresty Road as the visitors to Crewe today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

Vital View - FA Cup - 12th-14th December 2017

The 2017-18 FA Cup season continues with the second round replays this midweek, 12th-14th December.

Boss Hopeful On Setbacks

The loss of Peter Whittingham and Corry Evans to injuries in the win against Peterborough was an obvious disappointment.

We Keep Winning

In all honesty it doesn't really matter how it happens, the most important thing is Blackburn keep winning and another victory was secured at Peterborough.

Blackburn Rovers Archived Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA Cup - Crewe Alexandra v Blackburn Rovers
Suggested By:
Blackburn win100%
Crewe win0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.marshinrover1
Vital Football Comment