Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Kean sets safety net points total

Kean sets safety net points total

Rovers manager Steve Kean has been on the case this morning explaining how the Rovers season is broken down.

It appears the season is taken into phases and against last season's targets Rovers are ahead of where they should be.

The Kean-o-meter (as we are calling it from now on) shows Rovers in a healthy position but our Steve does concede that injuries are proving an unwanted annoyance.

Steve Kean spoke to the Lancashire Telegraph - "The league is so tight. We look at it in phases and that last game was the end of our second phase and we have picked up 16 points from that, which was really positive because that was more points than in the second phase of last year.

"We are a little bit better off in terms of points. It shows we are in a good place. We are a little bit disappointed we have so many injuries but we can cope with that and if we can add one or two to help I think it is going to be good for the second part of the season.

"These next 10 games, if we can set the target at 15 points hopefully we can be mathematically safe with eight games still to go.

"Then the pressure is off and hopefully allows us to play a little bit more freely."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Saturday January 1 2011
Time: 11:54AM

Comments

0
Good to see we are up on last year and if we are being optimistic with some good signings we can try and match the impressive total of the second half of last season...
Mikey Delap
01/01/2011 11:56:00
0
By my calculations (call it the Fried-o-metre if you will) reckons that we should have had 6 points against Stoke and West Ham! To have only have one is a bit poor, especially with our recent form at home. However the win over West Brom was much needed. And it has to be said that our away form is far better than it has been in a few years - and we're just past the half way mark in the season.
FreidelNo.1
01/01/2011 12:07:00
0
Are we all allowed a meter?
Mikey Delap
01/01/2011 13:04:00
0
Why not!
FreidelNo.1
01/01/2011 13:46:00
0
15 points from the next 10 games will bring us to 40 points mark. Where's the top 5 finish, Steve?!
metalrover
04/01/2011 03:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

Positive Signs For Bennett

Bennett was positive of Blackburn being able to see off Lancashire rivals Preston heading into this game at Ewood Park after the Norwich and Fulham results.

Minor Graham Setback

Blackburn had to do without Danny Graham against Preston following the groin problem that forced him off against Fulham last week. He could return against Brighton next week.

Hugely Frustrating

Mowbray admitted Blackburn didn't start the game well against Preston but had then been the dominant side so was 'majorly disappointed' not to record a victory.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By:
Steele2%
Nyambe12%
Mulgrew12%
Lenihan0%
Williams12%
Bennett12%
Lowe0%
Guthrie25%
Conway0%
Lucas Joao25%
Emnes0%
Sub-Mahoney0%
Sub-Gallagher0%
Sub-Feeney0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League