Blackburn Rovers - Kean thinks Rovers can match City
UK time is: 00:36:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kean thinks Rovers can match City

Rovers manager Steve Kean expects his Rovers troops to be on the case from minute one this evening as Rovers head into battle with Man City at Ewood Park.

Kean has even hinted the more aesthetically pleasing style of football seen under his tenure may have to be partly abandoned as points become the best form of prize available.

'It's lovely to win and play nice football but at this stage of the game it's about winning' Kean told Sky Sports.

'We have only lost once in almost four months at home, since I have become manager, so Ewood is going to be a tough place for any team to come.

'City will be looking for three points too and we have to be up and at them straight away, don't let them settle.'

Our Scottish leader has even insisted that he is not envious of the mass investment being made down the road in Manchester and has backed his own players to give their all before the slow burn money spending at Rovers kicks in.

'We have a good group of players too and I've never moaned that we have no depth. Any time we've asked the owners to dip into their pockets and get wages out for loan players or go to other parts of the world and invest in young players for the future they have done that.

'They [City] have had massive investment very quickly, the way we are going to invest is going to be slower over a longer period and I'm sure the owners will back the overall improvement and expansion of the club.'

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 April 25 2011

Time: 9:13AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Big, big game tonight... we need to make these home games count.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
25/04/2011 09:36:00

Big, big game tonight... we need to make these home games count.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
25/04/2011 09:36:00

is there an echo on here?? lol. would be a nice win if we could get it. As most people have said we are just as likely to win this one as the Bolton game really with the way results have been this season. fingers crossed we can nick a result!!!!
Report Abuse
25/04/2011 10:41:00

does it really matter what kean thinks? it just seems like anything could happen and we could never guess what it is.
Report Abuse
25/04/2011 14:29:00

It's too late, Kean. It's going to be tough to beat City, we are going down...
Report Abuse
25/04/2011 14:52:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rhodes In Team Of The Week (Monday October 5 2015)

Another Spell Out For Brown!! (Monday October 5 2015)

Bowyer: An Unbelievable Performance (Monday October 5 2015)

Vital Report - Blackburn 2-0 Ipswich (Sunday October 4 2015)

Bowyer On Ipswich Win (Sunday October 4 2015)

Video - Ipswich Highlights (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Ipswich (Saturday October 3 2015)

Rovers Preview: Ipswich Town (H) (Saturday October 3 2015)

Olsson Reflects On 100 Rovers Games (Friday October 2 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 2 - 0 Ipswich
Hull City 1 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 0 Charlton
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Blackburn
Fulham 2 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 0 - 0 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Ipswich 10 4 3 3 -2 15
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - It's Down To Two
Rotherham : 09/10/2015 00:04:01
LUFC Dallas on his way to France
Leeds Utd : 08/10/2015 21:32:01
Three Fixtures Changes
Forest : 08/10/2015 19:15:01
Hull v Reading Back 24 Hours
Hull City : 08/10/2015 19:05:00
LUFC Forest game moved for TV
Leeds Utd : 08/10/2015 19:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Steele 3%
Henley 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 5%
Marshall 0%
Evans 17%
Akpan 17%
Conway 0%
Lawrence 11%
Rhodes 47%
Sub - Williamson 0%