Blackburn Rovers - Rovers slightly short for Carling clash
UK time is: 22:54:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers slightly short for Carling clash

It's the battle of the bang in form against the drastically out of form tonight as Rovers take on Newcastle in the Carling Cup 4th round.

Rovers themselves have a few headaches with Steve N'Zonzi set to serve a one game suspension after picking up his fifth booking of the season (in 9 games Steve, impressive) in the 2-1 defeat to Spurs.

Add to that problem that Steve Kean is still without Scott Dann, Michel Salgado, Vince Grella (copy and paste for the next game), David Dunn and Ryan Nelsen and the squad is looking a bit threadbare.

With Jordan Slew cup tied after playing in the first round with his old club Sheffield United the Rovers squad for the match is as follows -

Robinson, Bunn, Olsson, Samba, Givet, Lowe, Hanley, Anderson, Ribeiro, Pedersen, Petrovic, Vukcevic, Aley, Cotton, Rochina, Hoilett, Formica, Blackman, Yakubu, Goodwillie, Roberts.

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 26 2011

Time: 9:20AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Looking thin for the squad. The conundrum I can see is that we don't have Salgado fit for right back so Lowe will have to play there but what about in central midfield? No Zonz means a gap there and if Lowe moves into the centre then who plays right back? The untested Bruno??
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
26/10/2011 09:23:00

Petrovic can hold with vukcevic and gamst in front of him!
Sasman!
Report Abuse
26/10/2011 09:34:00

I'd like to see Ribeiro at right back but the most important thing is that J-Rob doesn't start..I'd try Rochina playing just behind Goodwillie
Mike J.
Report Abuse
26/10/2011 10:55:00

Or we could run JRob ragged tonight, leaving our other strikers fresh for the league game :D
Sasman!
Report Abuse
26/10/2011 15:21:00

more excuses for kean if we lose...
DommyWalker
Report Abuse
26/10/2011 16:01:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Striker Linked With Bournemouth (Sunday May 24 2015)

Scotland Omit Rovers Duo (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Where Does The Time Go!! (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Retained List Confirmed (Saturday May 16 2015)

Pre-Season Plans Revealed (Saturday May 16 2015)

Robbo Returning To Leeds?? (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Dunn And Dusted (Tuesday May 12 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 11
2. rover50 6
3. rovers2011 5
4. dallydally 5
5. Sasman! 2
6. roverjoy 2
7. marshinrover 1
8. Adrian Daykin 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Ipswich 46 22 12 12 18 78
7. Wolves 46 22 12 12 14 78
8. Derby County 46 21 14 11 29 77
9. Blackburn 46 17 16 13 7 67
10. Birmingham 46 16 15 15 -10 63
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60

Breaking League News

Potential Signings- Full Backs
Reading : 27/05/2015 22:05:00
PWU Podcast Special - Boycey Is In The House
Wigan : 27/05/2015 21:32:01
Thomas Called Up For Under-20s
Derby County : 27/05/2015 21:30:00
Opinion: Some Reading fans are glad Federici has departed.
Reading : 27/05/2015 21:22:00
LUFC Head chopped by Cellino
Leeds Utd : 27/05/2015 20:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Raya Martin 9%
Henley 0%
Lenihan 35%
Spurr 0%
Olsson 0%
Williamson 0%
Dunn 23%
Conway 29%
Evans 0%
Rhodes 2%
Gestede 0%
Sub - King 0%
Sub - Marshall 2%