Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Kean is a praise machine

Kean is a praise machine

Steve Kean was delighted with the Rovers in the 2-0 win over West Brom on Sunday afternoon/evening and has been dishing out praise as if it is going out of fashion on Tuesday morning.

Match winner Junior Hoilett was first on the to do list and rightly picked up a special mention from the boss.

Kean spoke to rovers.co.uk and said - 'We see it every day in training and it's just good that everyone's seeing it on the pitch because he's a quality player and I think he's a match-winner when he's on that form.'

But our Steve wasn't finished there and paid a reference to the massively on form and faultless Paul Robinson for holding up his end of the bargain between the sticks.

Kean commented - 'I think we played some nice stuff. There were key moments in the game, especially from Paul Robinson keeping us in it at times, but I thought overall we were good value for the three points.'

And finally, where would we be in life without some sort of mention for debut boy Jermaine Jones (or Double J as I am now calling him) after the American put in a destructive performance in the holding role in midfield.

Kean continued - 'He's not even fully fit. He has not played for a number of weeks but he's got everything. I tried to say to him at the end, 'just save your legs a little bit', but he finds that difficult, he wants to tackle and join in.

'His passing and the way he kept the ball for us as well was fantastic. He was a £10million player before his last injury and, with his performance here and another couple of games under his belt, I think he'll be fantastic for us.'

So it's fair to say that Kean is in a good mood this morning?

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday January 24 2011
Time: 9:18AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Difficult not to be pleased this morning, this new style of play makes the games more exciting but with Hoilett and Olsson in fine form it makes us dangerous...
Mikey Delap
24/01/2011 09:22:00
0
do you blame him? great result, great performance, and a new contract....kean is ontop of the world!
sasman
24/01/2011 09:48:00
0
Its all rosey at rovers at the moment and all credit to Kean - he is slowly changing the style and we look dangerous and the new loan signings looked good. keep up the good work !!
ChorleyBlue
24/01/2011 10:29:00
0
first game i've been able to watch since big sam left. what a difference. i haven't heard the crowd that loud in a while.
the shire
24/01/2011 12:14:00
0
I havn't been able to get to a game this season studying in Sheffield, but under Keans style i actually WANT to now. I used to love going to matches under Hughes when we were dangerous and entertaining, we look to be back to that again... no one likes watching long ball even if it does work occasionally.
marsmanic
24/01/2011 12:37:00
0
I think Steve Kean is winning us all over. As I was at the game I didn't here the comments on Sky and was disappointed to miss Big Sam's comments. Did anyone hear them? What comments did he make? I recall him saying that Kean should not have been offered the job.
docrover
24/01/2011 12:47:00
0
those players were tremendous indeed. as for kean, i am still withholding my judgment for him. our football is certainly more attractive, but we have only beaten opponents that are far inferior at the moment and have yet to show we are able to grind out results.
DommyWalker
24/01/2011 14:40:00
0
I agree DW - but we beat them and chalked up more points on the board. Jones looks a good signing and playing with the young, pacey wingers is always a winner in my book.
FreidelNo.1
24/01/2011 15:30:00
0
Been a while since iv commented on the website but iv been following fings closely and so far kean is looking gd but the next 3 games will really show if he has it and we cant really complain abt him hes got us 2 gd signings albeit on loan bth have long term options and we r 7TH in the league:D
aadil4rovers
24/01/2011 16:44:00
0
Good to give praise when praise he warranted, He seem's to be walking on cloud 9 at present and long may it continue, but still early days so i'm with Dommywalker
glen9mullan
25/01/2011 14:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Stats: Blackburn v Sheffield Wednesday

All the stats from Blackburn (0) vs (1) Sheffield Wednesday, Ewood Park, 27/9/16 Att: 12,844

Blackburn v Sheffield Wednesday - Team Sheets

Blackburn Rovers are at Ewood Park with Sheffield Wednesday the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Match Day Officials v Sheffield Wednesday (27/9/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Sheffield Wednesday this Tuesday.

Most Successful English Trophy Hauls

Well the new season is definitely upon us as we go into October, and amongst the 10 most successful English sides in football history - there are a number who are unlikely...

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)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Lowe0%
Greer0%
Hoban0%
Williams0%
Marshall0%
Guthrie0%
Evans0%
Conway0%
Emnes0%
Gallagher0%
Sub - Graham0%
Sub - Lenihan100%
Sub - Feeney0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
3 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
4 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
5 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
6 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
7 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
8 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
9 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker5
2.ukabbdav1
3.hmibennett1