Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers to stand by EHD over QPR row

Rovers to stand by EHD over QPR row

It seems that far from being 'embarrassed' by the actions of El Hadji Diouf as Neil Warnock implied, Blackburn Rovers are set to back their man after the Diouf/Mackie incident which caused such a stir at the weekend in the FA Cup third round.

Diouf was slaughtered for aiming a verbal tirade at Mackie after he had broke his leg and was on the floor after thundering into Gael Givet at a rate of knots that a jet ski would be proud of.

But the club are still keen to back Diouf and may even offer him the chance to respond (please let that happen, it would be priceless).

The Guardian are reporting - 'Blackburn Rovers are set to stand by El Hadji Diouf after the striker was widely castigated for his alleged behaviour during the FA Cup meeting with Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Diouf stands accused of abusing and taunting Jamie Mackie while the QPR forward was lying on the turf with a broken leg. Blackburn officials will hold further talks with their controversial player tomorrow and are of a mind to issue a statement in his defence.

A senior Blackburn figure said the club have a 'duty of care' to Diouf, who could himself offer a direct response to Mackie's claims.'

Join The Vital Debate

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Wednesday January 12 2011
Time: 9:04AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
would be interested to hear what vital blackburn think of EHD's actions? if what he is accused of saying is true surely you cant stand by him!!!!
cb25Yid
12/01/2011 09:12:00
0
Funny how no-one has mentioned Mackie's dangerous tackle in the first place though matey?
Mikey Delap
12/01/2011 10:06:00
0
The tackle was disgusting and it was an intentional effort to harm another player. Mackie got what he deserved. By the looks of it he was trying to injure Gael and his plan backfired. So no sympathy from me.
oziroversfan
12/01/2011 10:23:00
0
oziroversfan What utter rubbish you talk, it was a 50 50 ball that two committed players went for, Mackie did not try to injury Gael. To say any footballer deserves to be injured is disgusting and you belong in the same sewer as Diouf
DMD_QPR
12/01/2011 12:34:00
0
50-50!! Take off your QPR glasses and look at the challenge again idiot, He was no where near going for the ball. Your kidding yourself.
oziroversfan
12/01/2011 13:13:00
0
It was a clumsy challenge - Mackie didn't get the ball, clattered Givet and broke his own leg - but Diouf shouldn't have stood over him and said the things he said.
FreidelNo.1
12/01/2011 13:51:00
0
oziroversfan Regardless of what you think of the challenge, he did not go into to injury the other player while I admit it was not the best tackle I have seen a lot worse , so to say Mackie got what deserved is just unbelievable and shows that you care very little about football. I dont care about Diouf its not as if he has been a model footballer over the years,while I have no issue with a club supporting there own players but there is a line and I feel Blackburn will be looked at poorly if they support Diouf.
DMD_QPR
12/01/2011 14:34:00
0
Diouf was right, and i would of done the same if it had been on the park on a sunday, the tackle was terrible, Mackie is just lucky he didnt get a smack in the face too, cos if he had of got up, i'm sure the Rovers players would of run in and give him what for. Club to stand by Diouf? Can't even believe we are having this conversation, stand by him for what? He aint done anything wrong and this has been totally blown out of propotion as these things are said in nearly every game every week in every town. Rovers in the 4th Round, Bye Bye Qpr and take those dirty B******S With YOU
glen9mullan
12/01/2011 20:59:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Graham Could Still Make Blackburn Move

Wigan, Birmingham & Preston are all being linked with Graham; Celtic could also make a move for the Sunderland striker who will leave the Stadium of Light on a free transfer.

Henley Out Of Wales Squad

Coleman has regularly selected Henley in his Welsh squads since the twice capped right back returned to the fold in March last year but he's returned from the Portugal training camp.

Ainsworth 'Flattered' But Committed To Wycombe

Lambert's successor is still unclear, one of those linked with the vacancy being former Blackburn youngster Ainsworth. Flattered as he said he is he's not looking to leave Wycombe.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Blackburn

Should Blackburn Rovers progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

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
Steele14%
Marshall5%
Duffy1%
Hanley2%
Kilgallon7%
Lenihan7%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett2%
Graham54%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans2%
Sub - Jackson2%
Sub - Conway1%
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.Walker7
2.dallydally6
3.mobyduck5
4.@roverseas4
5.tonys1
6.jimbogeesus1