UK time is: 22:16:33
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

Big, big game tonight... we need to make these home games count.
Mikey Delap
Big, big game tonight... we need to make these home games count.
Mikey Delap
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!!!!
ITSALLROVER
does it really matter what kean thinks? it just seems like anything could happen and we could never guess what it is.
DommyWalker
It's too late, Kean. It's going to be tough to beat City, we are going down...
metalrover
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

A More Than Deserved Point (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday October 18 2014)

Rovers Preview: Ipswich Town (a) (Friday October 17 2014)

Improvement But Still Doubts (Friday October 17 2014)

King Added To The List!! (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Injuries on Duty! (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Kean Returns To Ewood (Monday October 13 2014)

Hanley Sidelined (Monday October 13 2014)

King Has His Say Again (Monday October 13 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Brentford 12 5 3 4 -1 18
11. Sheff Wed 12 4 5 3 0 17
12. Cardiff 12 4 4 4 0 16
13. Blackburn 12 4 4 4 -2 16
14. Leeds Utd 12 4 3 5 -3 15
15. Rotherham 12 4 3 5 -3 15
16. Reading 12 4 3 5 -5 15

Breaking League News

Toffolo Heads To Swindon
Norwich : 20/10/2014 22:14:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich
Cardiff : 20/10/2014 22:09:00
Johnson hoping fans remember what he did for Leeds
Leeds Utd : 20/10/2014 21:28:00
LUFC Parkin strike not enough for Leeds
Leeds Utd : 20/10/2014 20:47:00
LUFC Norwich City v Leeds United - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 20/10/2014 19:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v IpswichTown?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 0%
Marshall 50%
Duffy 25%
Kilgallon (Sent Off) 0%
Olsson 0%
Cairney (off 83) 0%
Evans 0%
Williamson 0%
Conway (off 68) 0%
Rhodes (off 75) 0%
Gestede 25%
Substitute: Baptiste (on 68) 0%
Substitute: Henley (on 75) 0%
Substitute: (Tunnicliffe on 83) 0%