UK time is: 00:18:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Roberts loves himself a Cruz

Jason Roberts has put his personal backing behind the move for Roque Santa Cruz claiming that the move would 'add value to the club'.

Roberts was at the club when Santa Cruz was last at Rovers and knows him well from his time here. Cruz was spotted this morning at Brockhall and there is one guy in Roberts who is very pleased to see that handsome face again.

J-Rob told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast - 'It would be great if Roque came back. He's a great guy.

"He scored a lot of goals and I would be happy to see him come back. He`ll add some value to the club"

'He's had his problems at City but he was fantastic for us. He scored a lot of goals and I would be happy to see him come back. He`ll add some value to the club.'

Roberts himself has spoke of his desire to remain at Rovers and explained he has even had a chat about extending his stay at the club.

Roberts didn't even have a squad number at the start of the season but has found himself back in favour in recent times and the Grenadan isn't seeking a move away.

Roberts continued - 'I`m talking to Blackburn about extending my stay. There is interest form other clubs, but I`m happy at Blackburn.'

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 14 2011

Time: 9:55AM

Your Comments

So it looks like Roberts is staying? And the Cruz move should go through shortly... double news day!!!
Mikey Delap
i like j-rob, hes not the best striker in the world but he is a model professional and puts his head down and gets on with it
LHrover
I heard a whisper that Wigan were after him again. He seems happy to stay but I would like to see more goals from him otherwise i would sooner see Niko playing.
ITSALLROVER
Scoring more goals would be good, but dont forget the odd important strike this season. Wigan and Newcastle. He does do his bit and we all know hes not a natural goalscorer. No pressure Jase, love for you to stay!
im_a_blackburn_rover
Still think he may leave, but speaks voulumes after all the messing about he has had that he would still consider a new contract
glen9mullan
give j-rob an extention- the one constant in the past few years of striking uncertainty. an absolute professional
retroflair31
Has Sam Allardyce leaving given J-Rob a reason to want to stay?
Mikey Delap
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Hull Admit Defeat!! (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Rovers Add Another Goalkeeper (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Rhodes Praised (Monday August 25 2014)

Just The Response Bowyer Expected (Sunday August 24 2014)

Rovers Defiant!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

Player(s) Plus Cash For Rhodes?? (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Man Of the Match Against Norwich (Saturday August 23 2014)

Norwich: That Wasn't Meant To Happen!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Reject Hull's Rhodes Offer (Friday August 22 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Norwich 3 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 2 Bournemouth
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Blackburn 4 2 1 1 0 7
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6
12. Middlesbrough 4 2 0 2 1 6
13. Brighton 4 2 0 2 1 6

Breaking League News

Jamie O'Hara Departs Wolves
Wolves : 28/08/2014 22:42:00
Front Page Poll
Blackpool : 28/08/2014 20:53:00
Riga wants four more
Blackpool : 28/08/2014 20:45:00
Why not join Blackpool Vital
Blackpool : 28/08/2014 20:35:00
Cellino - I should have sacked him at the weekend
Leeds Utd : 28/08/2014 20:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v AFC Bournemouth?
Suggested By:  Walker
Robinson 0%
Lowe 0%
Olsson 0%
Cairney 40%
Hanley 0%
Baptiste 0%
Marshall (off 60) 20%
Evans 0%
Gestede 0%
Rhodes (off 77) 40%
Conway 0%
Substitute: King (on 66) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (on 77) 0%