Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

England To Call On Former Rover??

England To Call On Former Rover??

Former Blackburn Rovers loan player Danny Simpson is understood to be on the verge of receiving a surprised International call up for England for the friendly against France.

Simpson didn't really have the best of times when he was on loan with Rovers from Manchester United and returned to Old Trafford with his tail between his legs and the rave reviews about him and how bright his future would be in doubt. However, he then went on loan to Newcastle United when they were in the Championship and helped them gain promotion back to the Premier League eventually joining them for a bargain price.

The youngster hasn't long returned from a long-term injury, however, it's understood that his form has impressed Fabio Capello and he could be tempted to draft the right-back into the next squad as Glen Johnson has been struggling with injuries and hasn't really had any competition, which could not come from an unlikely source?? A call up for a Newcastle player is expected, however, this would be Andy Carroll and if Simpson made it two this would be surprising.

Personally if someone had told me when he was on loan at Ewood Park that he could play for England at any level other than Under-21 I wouldn't have believed them and until it actually happens I still don't think that I will but best of luck to the dude if Fabio does receive this International call up.


Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Walker
Date:Wednesday November 10 2010
Time: 4:50PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Crackers.. If he is going to call anyone up to replace Johnson, it has to be Richards from city..
rover23
10/11/2010 17:35:00
0
I haven't really followed the lad's progress but he was pants when we had him. Definitely good enough for England then...lol
ITSALLROVER
10/11/2010 19:14:00
0
Just seen the team for tonight, no less than 6 defenders playing if you include Jones. Can't see much attacking going on.
ITSALLROVER
10/11/2010 19:18:00
0
Right back is England's weakest position but this is still taking the *****. Simpson is terrible at defending
Diouf Diouf
12/11/2010 11:16:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Five Blackburn Fixture Changes Confirmed

The league matches against Huddersfield, Leeds, Burton, Preston & Nottingham Forest have had changes to the kick-off times and in some cases the day too.

Manchester City Midfielder In On Season-Long Loan

Byrne, who training with the Republic of Ireland ahead of Euro 2016 but didn't make the final 23-man squad, has come to Blackburn on a season-long loan from Manchester City.

Blackburn Assistant Irvine Departs

Irvine returned to Blackburn last November for a second spell as a coach under Lambert and was set to stay at Ewood Park with Coyle but the former Rovers player has departed.

Former Manchester United Man Trains With Blackburn

Brown, who had a good career with Manchester United and England, was released by Sunderland at the end of his contract having been limited with his appearances last season.

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)