UK time is: 05:36:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hoilett and Rochina are back

Rovers are boosted by the return of two young prodigies for the lunchtime Asia Cup clash with Kitchee tomorrow.

Junior Hoilett and Ruben Rochina were not risked in the 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Wednesday but both will play a part in the 3rd/4th place play off.

Steve Kean, master of snogging the microphone, has informed fans to not expect too many changes from the Villa line up as he wants to establish a core senior group.

Kean told Rovers official website - 'From our point of view the plan was to keep most of the guys on the pitch most of the time'

'And our plan for this game is to have the majority of the team the same.

'We've got Junior Hoilett and we've also got Ruben Rochina available so those two will come into the team.

'It is a game we are all looking forward to. Unfortunately for us we never managed to get the win against Villa, but we are looking forward to the second game.'

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:Friday July 29 2011

Time: 5:40PM

Your Comments

Wooohhhooo!!!! Hoilett in the side = a better Blackburn Rovers in my eyes :)
Mikey Delap
totally agree mikey, formica hoilett n rochina need to be starting tomoz imo
glen9mullan
I was saying last night i hope we get to see Hoilett, Rochina, Formica and Olsson all on the pitch at once! Maybe a 433 formation? or will he bring Junior and Rochina on from the bench! Can't wait to see tomorrow! If these 4 start we can get plenty of goals! Exciting times!
davidoff986
I hope Nelsen or Hanley step in as well so Givet can play LB. Would be nice to see Hoilett, Olsson and Rochina attacking. We had no real width or pace going forward against Villa IMO. Should be more goals in this one i reckon.
ITSALLROVER
More goals than 0?? haha i hope so
davidoff986
I think I'd like to see a 4-2-3-1 with olsson n holliet starting and Formica n rochina fighting for the middle berth. What dya all think??
Red_Ice
is that with J rob up front? and who you having in defence and midfield? i'd like to see us in a barca formation with hoilett, formica and rochina up top swapping positions.
davidoff986
Good to see them both returning....hopefully we can see Formica, Hoilett and Rochina play together and with the additions of Goodwillie and Petrovic we will have a young exciting team for next season hopefully
sjgee
Have you lot been sniffing toilet cleaner. We have one recognised striker, the prolific JR who scored 5 last season, we have lost our best midfielder JJ, we have lost our best young player Phil Jones and you lot are optimistic. I've been in the pub all night and I make far more sense than you mentalists.
blue_n_white99
Agree with itsallrover - one thing to take out of the villa game is that Givet is much better for us at LB. Granted Bent is extremely good in the box but we can't afford to be beaten like we were in the centre of defence. This also allows us to push Olsson in to left-mid with the possibility of linking up with the likes of Hoilett, Rochina, and Formica (the addition of Petrovic is also very exciting).
BlackburnDrover
I'd love to see 3 in behind Roberts. Pace, skill & excitement abounds!
rossp2112
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Rovers disappoint again (Friday April 18 2014)

Rovers expecting DJ help (Thursday April 17 2014)

Marshall aiming for early return (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Millwall set to end Campbell loan (Thursday April 10 2014)

Bowyer delighted with Rovers (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Archived 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
8. Ipswich 43 17 13 13 6 64
9. Forest 43 15 17 11 5 62
10. Bournemouth 43 17 11 15 -1 62
11. Blackburn 43 15 16 12 3 61
12. Watford 42 15 15 12 18 60
13. Middlesbrough 43 14 16 13 9 58
14. Bolton 43 13 16 14 -2 55

Breaking League News

Preview: Owls v Charlton
» Sheff Wed : 20/04/2014 23:58:00
One to Watch - Daniel Tözsér
» Q.P.R. : 20/04/2014 20:32:00
LUFC Leeds Loan Watch - April 13th - 19th
» Leeds Utd : 20/04/2014 19:55:00
Vela Stays With Magpies As Foxes Dismiss Davies
» Bolton : 20/04/2014 19:18:00
LUFC Team News: Defender a doubt for McDermott
» Leeds Utd : 20/04/2014 19:12:00
Brighton v Blackpool (Preview)
» Brighton : 20/04/2014 18:05:00
DRFC Millwall v Doncaster Team News
» Doncaster : 20/04/2014 18:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Robbo for England? (again)
Suggested By:  VB Admin
Yes, as back up - why not? 56%
No, his time has been and gone 44%