UK time is: 16:29:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kean talks Roque injuries

Roque Santa Cruz is not expected to miss any game time, despite being withdrawn at half time of the draw with Newcastle due to ANOTHER injury scare.

Rovers boss Steve Kean has expressed his pleasure at a break to give Cruz time to get back up to full fitness and work with the medical team.

Kean told BBC Radio Lancashire - 'His concerns in the past have been other injuries.

'Because he hasn't played as many minutes at City, he might pick up another little niggle here and there.'

Cruz has been on again and off again in a Rovers shirt but the substitution against the Geordies was merely a precaution.

Kean continued - 'It's only a small injury and we've got a break now until our next game at Villa to get some extensive treatment on it and do some tough work with him in the gym and on the training ground - and hopefully he'll be 100% fit.'

'The doctor said that Roque could only sprint at 75-80%.'

'The last thing you want is him missing three or four games, so he was brought off as a precaution.'

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:Monday February 14 2011

Time: 5:28PM

Your Comments

I hope he does get fit and stay fit. Shame that header against the Toon didn't go in. I know a few of the fans are starting to get on Steve's case about the squad rotation and this is the dilemma he faces. When Roque is fit he will be a definite starter and he's only playing the odd game at the moment and Strikers need games to hit form.
ITSALLROVER
this mite work wellfor us in the summer if were still up we might be able to get him cheaper
tubzz
Nice to know we're playing and getting fit a player for Man Citeh! Shame we can't develop our own players more too.
FreidelNo.1
Can't see him staying fit too long im affraid, Ashame but we can't afford the gamble in the summer on those wages if he cant play at least 30 games a season
glen9mullan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rhodes at the Double! (Sunday December 21 2014)

Rovers: Preview Charlton (h) (Saturday December 20 2014)

Rhodes Confident Of Christmas Cheer (Saturday December 20 2014)

Bowyer: We Move On (Saturday December 20 2014)

Rovers Sign Teenager (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: Blackburn v Charlton (Friday December 19 2014)

Blackburn v Charlton - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

King Makes Goalscoring Return (Thursday December 18 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)

1. Walker 22
2. dallydally 15
3. roverjoy 9
4. rovers2011 6
5. Sasman! 5
6. rover50 3
7. Rye of the Rovers 2
8. felling2 2
9. archery 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Derby County 22 11 6 5 17 39
6. Watford 22 11 5 6 16 38
7. Norwich 22 9 7 6 11 34
8. Blackburn 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Forest 22 7 10 5 5 31
10. Wolves 22 8 7 7 -7 31
11. Cardiff 22 8 6 8 -1 30

Breaking League News

Birmingham Winners of LG Performance Award
Birmingham : 21/12/2014 15:19:00
Birmingham's Cotterill Delights With Winner
Birmingham : 21/12/2014 15:08:00
Rowett on Beating Huddersfield
Birmingham : 21/12/2014 15:06:00
Highlights: Huddersfield 0-1 Birmingham
Birmingham : 21/12/2014 15:02:00
Opinion: January Transfers
Birmingham : 21/12/2014 14:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Charlton Athletic?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 1%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Evans 0%
Lowe (Off 49) 0%
Marshall (Off 76) 0%
Gestede (Off 76 0%
Rhodes 66%
Substitute: Williamson (On 49) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (On 76) 33%
Substitute: King (On 76) 0%