Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Nelly backs the crowd to back the lads

Nelly backs the crowd to back the lads

Rovers club captain Ryan Nelsen has called for the fans to get behind the players tomorrow afternoon.

Nelsen recognises that the game is a 'biggie' and hopes to end the slump of results that has seen Blackburn winless in six and one point above the drop zone.

Nelsen told the Lancashire Telegraph - "Every Premier League is important but there are times when individual games take on special significance and this is one of them.

"It is a big game for both teams but perhaps especially for us, when we are keen to end a disappointing run with a big result and we are at home.

"It can take a spark of individual ability or a fans initiative like this to help push you over the line."

Nelsen is one of the been there and done that gang at Ewood Park and knows that when the big matches roll around the usually sombre Rovers fans raise their game and he expects the players to respond to that.

Nelsen continued - "I have been here long enough to know when we find ourselves in situations like this before the fans have been able to lift us out of it.

"I can remember games against Wigan and Portsmouth especially, when the fans genuinely did become the 12th man in terms of the whole ground seemed to join together to help us to achieve victory.

"We are looking for the same sort of thing on Saturday against a Blackpool team that should be in no way under estimated.

"The way Blackpool have played this season has brought a whole new dimension to the Premier League. They are an unpredictable side and can win 4-0 one week and lost 4-0 the next."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday March 18 2011
Time: 9:19AM

Best of Vital Network

-

Comments

0
Ah yes, the standard Nelly war cry... you have to love them!
Mikey Delap
18/03/2011 10:17:00
0
Heres a tip.. if you honestly want the crowd behind you.. make sure Keith is nowhere to be seen.. name the best squad possible and attack from the off..
rover23
18/03/2011 11:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Vital Pre-Match - Blackburn v Fulham

Blackburn's winless start to the Championship season continued with a draw against Burton last Saturday, in midweek Rovers beat Crewe in the League Cup with Fulham visiting tomorrow.

Match Day Officials v Fulham (27/8/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Fulham this Saturday.

Rovers Trust Calls On Venky's To Sell Blackburn

The Rovers Trust was set up in 2012 to help safeguard the future of Blackburn amidst growing concerns for just that, the future of Rovers.

Blackburn 4-3 Crewe - Highlights

Blackburn secured a win over Crewe in the League Cup on Tuesday.

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)

Blackburn v Fulham
Suggested By:
Blackburn win50%
Fulham win50%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker33
2.@roverseas14
3.Sasman!4
4.captain _midnight2