UK time is: 22:02:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers stars have a productive evening

Good news all around last night after a cracking showing from the Rovers players on international duty put a little smile on our faces.

First off congratulations to Martin Olsson who will surely be off to Euro 2012 with the Sweden squad after playing the full 90 minutes in the Scandinavians impressive 3-2 win against already qualified Holland.

Olsson looked a threat throughout and is a virtual shoe in for next summer's show piece if he can stay injury free.

Further good news came in the form of a goalscoring performance from long throw in specialist Morten Gamst Pedersen as he bagged the opening goal in Norway's 3-1 win over Cyprus.

Sadly it wasn't enough for MGP to join Olsson in Euro 2012 but a return to form is always welcome.

David Goodwillie also got in the fun as he scored from the penalty spot in Scotland's crushing 3-1 defeat to Spain.

Goodwillie had only been on the pitch 60 seconds before he claimed a spot kick and duly dispatched past Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes with a classy finish... Any chance of Hoilett and Formica watching a reply of it for some tips?

Radosav Petrovic and Keith Andrews (remember him?) also played parts in their nations matches last night but to a lesser extent.

But let's not ruin this precious feel good moment!

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:Wednesday October 12 2011

Time: 10:03AM

Your Comments

Good to see the lads doing the business... Bring that form home chaps!
Mikey Delap
unfortunately, olsson is the only rovers we may see in Euro 2012...
DommyWalker
Thats if hes still a rovers by then dommywalker
madonedale
that's a sad thought...
DommyWalker
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Hull Admit Defeat!! (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Rovers Add Another Goalkeeper (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Rhodes Praised (Monday August 25 2014)

Just The Response Bowyer Expected (Sunday August 24 2014)

Rovers Defiant!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

Player(s) Plus Cash For Rhodes?? (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Man Of the Match Against Norwich (Saturday August 23 2014)

Norwich: That Wasn't Meant To Happen!! (Saturday August 23 2014)

Rovers Reject Hull's Rhodes Offer (Friday August 22 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)

Latest Results
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Norwich 3 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 2 Bournemouth
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 4 7
8. Cardiff 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Millwall 4 2 1 1 2 7
10. Blackburn 4 2 1 1 0 7
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6
12. Middlesbrough 4 2 0 2 1 6
13. Brighton 4 2 0 2 1 6

Breaking League News

Ten-man Leeds lose it late on
Leeds Utd : 27/08/2014 21:57:00
Birmingham : 27/08/2014 21:55:00
Sunderland Triumph at St Andrews
Birmingham : 27/08/2014 21:47:00
City Sign McGrandles
Norwich : 27/08/2014 21:30:00
Ole Pleased With Port Vale Win
Cardiff : 27/08/2014 21:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v AFC Bournemouth?
Suggested By:  Walker
Robinson 0%
Lowe 0%
Olsson 0%
Cairney 40%
Hanley 0%
Baptiste 0%
Marshall (off 60) 20%
Evans 0%
Gestede 0%
Rhodes (off 77) 40%
Conway 0%
Substitute: King (on 66) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (on 77) 0%