Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers player search could lead them to Stoke

Rovers player search could lead them to Stoke

Rovers scour for new resources has led to them the far reaches of Dundee, Serbia, Brazil and... er, Jerome Anderson's house.

But now it seems to have led them to Staffordshire and to Tony Pulis' Stoke City.

With Michel Salgado having something akin to a shocker at the weekend and Rovers short on numbers at the back it seems that Rovers have run the rule over Andy Wilkinson - genuine nut job and rock solid defender.

Don't believe me? Well believe the papers (yes, I know)...

The Daily Mail - are reporting - 'Blackburn manager Steve Kean is lining up a bid for Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson.

The 27-year-old has seen Robert Huth handed his right back spot since the arrival of Jonathan Woodgate.

Kean lost eleven players in the summer and is scrambling around for more.'

No day in court today Steve - time to get the players in.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday August 16 2011
Time: 8:41AM

Comments

0
The end is nigh! You know its desperate when you're going for Stoke's out of favour defenders! No disrespect to Stoke but if we want to improve we need to look for better.
fransavarese
16/08/2011 09:03:00
0
The end is nigh! You know its desperate when you're going for Stoke's out of favour defenders! No disrespect to Stoke but if we want to improve we need to look for better.
fransavarese
16/08/2011 09:03:00
0
There are a few clubs looking at him too. Will pay over the odds for a Stoke squad player?
Freidelno.1
16/08/2011 09:26:00
0
There are a few clubs looking at him too. Will pay over the odds for a Stoke squad player?
Freidelno.1
16/08/2011 09:26:00
0
Andy Wilkinson is a first class player and Stoke will be reluctant to part with him. We did ourselves no favours on Sunday regarding our reputation fransavarese, but believe me when I say that Stoke don`t deserve the name of street fighters that many choose to call them. Ryan Shawcross embarrasses even his most loyal supporters at times, but we are steadily building and as I am sure you will have noticed, we are bringing some class players to the club. Watch this space.
Benllech
16/08/2011 09:51:00
0
Andy Wilkinson is a first class player and Stoke will be reluctant to part with him. We did ourselves no favours on Sunday regarding our reputation fransavarese, but believe me when I say that Stoke don`t deserve the name of street fighters that many choose to call them. Ryan Shawcross embarrasses even his most loyal supporters at times, but we are steadily building and as I am sure you will have noticed, we are bringing some class players to the club. Watch this space.
Benllech
16/08/2011 09:51:00
0
Kean has zero pulling power.... I actually think the Venky's are willing to spend a bit but nobody wants to play under the potato headed alco. Im not calling for his head just yet, but a smarter move of been to get rid of him the day after the wolves game and replaced him with a more reputable face. How can big Sam convince Nolan to drop down a league, yet we are having trouble attracting players to the prem? Something has got to change.
danny-rovers88
16/08/2011 10:03:00
0
Kean has zero pulling power.... I actually think the Venky's are willing to spend a bit but nobody wants to play under the potato headed alco. Im not calling for his head just yet, but a smarter move of been to get rid of him the day after the wolves game and replaced him with a more reputable face. How can big Sam convince Nolan to drop down a league, yet we are having trouble attracting players to the prem? Something has got to change.
danny-rovers88
16/08/2011 10:03:00
0
danny-rovers, i share the same exact view. i think money is less of the problem. kean is just not enough to to attractive players over, and it doens't look like he's helping himself at all
DommyWalker
16/08/2011 16:27:00
0
danny-rovers, i share the same exact view. i think money is less of the problem. kean is just not enough to to attractive players over, and it doens't look like he's helping himself at all
DommyWalker
16/08/2011 16:27:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Sunderland The Latest Would-be Mahoney Suitors?

Whatever happens to Blackburn this season Mahoney could remain in the Championship as Sunderland, destined to be relegated from the Premier League, are ready to 'swoop' for the winger?

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Vital View - Championship, 21st-23rd April 2017

Brighton would have confirmed the title with a point but defeat kept Newcastle alive. Second-bottom Wigan are clinging on - Blackburn are two off Birmingham, three Nottingham Forest.

Video - Championship Goals, 21st-22nd April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:
Raya25%
Nyambe0%
Lenihan25%
Ward0%
Mulgrew0%
Williams0%
Bennett0%
Lowe0%
Guthrie0%
Conway25%
Gallagher0%
Sub-Graham0%
Sub-Lucas Joao0%
Sub-Emnes25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.roveritejon1
Vital Football Comment