UK time is: 03:22:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rover23 Award For Worst Moment of the Season

Over the course of a season there are many things that happen that make us yelp with joy and rejoice till the cows come home - they're brilliant and you'll always remember them.

But on the other side of the coin there are times when you put your head in your hands and just want to curl up into a ball and cry - last season saw one too many of these moments as fans of Blackburn Rovers.

VBers have been voting on what they class as the 'worst moment of the season' in the VB End of Season Awards and unfortunately there was a fair field to choose from.

The sacking of Sam Allardyce, the 7-1 thumping by Man United in November and the 2-0 loss to Everton at Goodison all cropped up in the voting but there was a decisive winner.

The Rover23 Award for the Worst Moment of the Season goes to... the departure of John Williams.

Williams was a highly respected chairman, not just at Rovers but in UK football as general and had held a position at Ewood Park for 14 years.

Over the years John has steered the club through some pretty troubled times and at times single handedly kept the club in the Premier League with his astute financial management.

JW unfortunately came to a mutual decision to leave Rovers this year after Venky's took over the club and called in a new era.

A sad day for the fans of the club and for John himself who has since rock up to Man City.

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:Saturday July 23 2011

Time: 3:31PM

Your Comments

A bad day for the club when John left...
Mikey Delap
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Complete Late Double (Monday September 1 2014)

Ewood Exit. Ewood Arrival?? (Monday September 1 2014)

Official: Rovers Complete Duffy Deal (Monday September 1 2014)

Duffy Deal Close (Monday September 1 2014)

Duffy Heading To Ewood (Friday August 29 2014)

Slew Heads Out On Loan (Friday August 29 2014)

Hull Admit Defeat!! (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Rovers Add Another Goalkeeper (Wednesday August 27 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
11. Bournemouth 5 2 1 2 3 7
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7
13. Brighton 5 2 1 2 1 7
14. Blackburn 5 2 1 2 -2 7
15. Reading 5 2 1 2 -3 7
16. Middlesbrough 5 2 0 3 0 6
17. Rotherham 5 2 0 3 -3 6

Breaking League News

Watford Appoint Garcia As Head Coach
Watford : 02/09/2014 22:51:00
LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Round-Up
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 20:52:00
LUFC Smith surprised by Leeds exit
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:55:00
No issues for keeper
Middlesbrough : 02/09/2014 19:53:00
M&M Ready To Resist All Temptation
Ipswich : 02/09/2014 19:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match against Wolves?
Suggested By:  Walker
Robinson 1%
Hanley 0%
Lowe 0%
Henley 0%
Baptiste 0%
Conway (off 89) 0%
Evans 0%
Marshall (off 73) 0%
Cairney 66%
Williamson (off 73) 0%
Rhodes 11%
Substitute: Taylor (on 73) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (on 73) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 89) 22%