Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Kean - Great effort but job not done just yet

Kean - Great effort but job not done just yet

Rovers boss Steve Kean has hailed his boys after a spirited showing in the 1-0 win over Bolton at the weekend.

Local neighbours Bolton (who are just as local and as much a rival as both Manchester teams we are informed by a very difficult news source) provided a stern examination for Rovers but in the end the 1-0 win was fully deserved.

Kean believes that the club's superior goal difference in relation to other club's below them effectively acts as an extra point and that the need for points spurred the players on.

Kean told the Lancashire Telegraph - "We thought a few weeks ago we would need the highest points tally but people have been dropping points lately.

"I would imagine if you have 40 points and a good goal difference that is going to see you safe.

"We have always said we can only look after ourselves. We can go on and look forward to the West Ham game.

"I thought we performed with a lot of spirit, attitude and togetherness. We were all together and today. It wasn`t a desire for the points, it was a need.

"It was a very, very different emotion. I think you could feel it in the dressing room, you could sense the focus and I thought they gave an outstanding professional performance."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday May 3 2011
Time: 9:10AM

Comments

0
fingers crossed my friend....1 more win!
sasman
03/05/2011 09:14:00
0
Big performance on Saturday and it was vital that was so. The lads certainly gave a good show of team spirit!
Mikey Delap
03/05/2011 09:15:00
0
I agree that 40 points should really be enough, so yep, one more win would certainly do it! Let's not get ahead of ourselves - West Ham won't be pushovers, and we're still struggling to put the ball into the net - but for the first time in a long time, I'm actually looking forward to Rovers playing this weekend!
rossp2112
03/05/2011 20:45:00
0
If Parker and Noble are still out on the weekend we have a great chance to lift the Upton Park curse that we seem to have on us. They are the heartbeat of their team and if we finish a little better than against Bolton (as we won't get as many chances!) we may well pick up 3 points.
fransavarese
04/05/2011 12:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Blackburn Aim To Retain Marshall & Duffy

Marshall is often linked with an exit, he's in the last year of his deal. Former Liverpool & Man City man Toure joining Celtic should rule Duffy out but Brighton retain an interest.

Accrington Snap Up Wall

Luke Wall, following his release by Blackburn at the end of his contract, has made a short journey to Accrington with them becoming his new club.

Duffy Happy At Blackburn As Brighton Improve Bid?

After losing captain Grant Hanley to Newcastle last week the thought of losing former Everton defender Shane Duffy too is a worrying one and Brighton continue to be linked.

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

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)

Will Duffy and Marshall stay?
Suggested By:
Yes to both100%
No to both0%
Yes to Duffy0%
No to Duffy0%
Yes to Marshall0%
No to Marshall0%
One will stay one will go0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.captain _midnight6
2.Walker5
3.@roverseas2