UK time is: 23:28:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The race to make West Brom and Bolton is on

Rovers are facing a few nervy days before heading into a crucial double header with West Brom and Bolton with five players facing a race against time to be fit.

In an ideal world the full compliment of Gael Givet, Jason Lowe, Michel Salgado, Martin Olsson and Junior Hoilett would be fit and ready for what will prove to be a decisive time in the season but the bare facts are that ALL of them could be missing.

Rovers released a statement yesterday morning updating fans on the current injury influx at the club.

'Gael Givet and Jason Lowe will undergo further checks over the next few days after being taken off in Sunday's defeat at Sunderland' read a statement released on the club's official website.

'Both players, who suffered chest and head problems respectively, travelled back with the team after the game.

'Michel Salgado (ribs), Martin Olsson (hamstring) and Junior Hoilett (hamstring) will report into the Senior Training Centre for further treatment.'

It looks to be defence where the main problems lie, especially with a lack of a dedicated left back.

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:Tuesday December 13 2011

Time: 9:44AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Where are the full backs?!
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 09:47:00

Who knows we might even catch a glimpse of Ribeiro in the squad...better chance of seeing the Scarlett Pimpernell in a Rovers shirt though me thinks :-)
Rye_of_the_Rovers
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 10:58:00

Id love to see bruno in the squad tbh not seen him in action as of yet but i play him on fifa 12 alot :P
Marcus:)
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 11:11:00

Any news on Rochina?
wakko-
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 13:12:00

No mention of Anderson hes a Full Back isnt he?
Dazzla73
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 19:58:00

He doesn't count...
bignumber5
Report Abuse
13/12/2011 22:56:00

Defenders: Dann,Samba,Henley,Hanley,Riberio (Hero),Anderson We could very well be looking at playing Dann/Hanley at right back, with Henley at left back. Bad time to have a defender crisis, biggest game of the season.
*Dave*
Report Abuse
14/12/2011 12:40:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Audio - Bowyer On Huddersfield Draw (Saturday April 25 2015)

Blackburn 2-0 Millwall - Champ (Wednesday April 22 2015)

Audio - Bowyer On Millwall Win (Wednesday April 22 2015)

Opportunity Knocks (Wednesday April 22 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Millwall (Tuesday April 21 2015)

Blackburn v Millwall - Team Sheets (Tuesday April 21 2015)

Blackburn v Millwall - Team News (Monday April 20 2015)

Mixed Emotions For Hat-Trick Hero (Monday April 20 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 58
2. dallydally 20
3. rovers2011 16
4. Sasman! 15
5. rover50 14
6. roverjoy 4
7. Adrian Daykin 2
8. rhodie110961 1
9. Mhaycocks 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Derby County 45 21 14 10 32 77
7. Brentford 45 22 9 14 16 75
8. Wolves 45 21 12 12 12 75
9. Blackburn 45 16 16 13 6 64
10. Charlton 45 14 18 13 -3 60
11. Birmingham 45 15 15 15 -11 60
12. Forest 45 15 14 16 3 59

Breaking League News

BWFC: Grandfatherly Guidance
Bolton : 26/04/2015 22:13:00
Westwood Is Named In Championship Team Of The Year
Sheff Wed : 26/04/2015 20:30:00
Charlton Away Day Blues.
Charlton : 26/04/2015 20:15:01
Video - Highlights Of Wednesday Vs Leeds
Sheff Wed : 26/04/2015 17:42:01
Clarke reflects on Brentford loss
Reading : 26/04/2015 15:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Eastwood 0%
Henley 0%
Lenihan 0%
Spurr 0%
Olsson 0%
Taylor 0%
Williamson 0%
Evans 0%
Conway 0%
Gestede 0%
Rhodes 0%
Sub - Cairney 0%
Sub - King 0%