UK time is: 12:25:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kean (gasp) stays positive about the window

With nearly 18 days gone in the transfer window and with still no confirmed signings on the board you;d be forgiven for feeling a bit down about our chances of progress.

But not Steve Kean who has insisted today that Rovers are very active behind the scenes in trying to bring new faces to the club to help with the relegation battle.

And despite the slow progress Kean is confident of success on a few targeted names.

Kean told Sky Sports - 'I think we can be active in this window, I think it's been quite slow for a number of clubs and we're one of them.

'I think it's going to pick up pace. We've done it in the past where we've mentioned names and then when they've been slow or we've been refused permission to get them in it's come back to haunt us a little bit.

'So we'd like to do our business as much as we can under the radar. We've been very active, myself, the directors and the owners. We've had extensive lists and got bids.

'We don't want to say to who, and how many and for how much. But the fans can rest assured we're being very, very active in this window. We're hopeful we can bring new faces in.'

When asked about Fulham's Andy Johnson Kean was fairly secretive... well more than usual anyway.

Kean continued - 'We respect Fulham and we don't want to disclose what level that's at. That will remain private between the two clubs. That's one name.

'There are another four or five names we're actively trying to pursue. As you know you can have the biggest list in the world, but when you knock on the door of another club and you ask if they're available sometimes they say no. And you've got to respect that and move on.'

Cryptic Chris Samba tip at the end there?

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 January 18 2012

Time: 4:53PM

Your Comments

Love the samba message but the rest is typical
the-one-and-only-mar
Nothing we haven't heard before but I wonder if he realises this will come and bite him on the backside come Feb?!
Mikey Delap
I'm not sure why but i'm still clinging on to the hope that we might see some money spent somewhere. Have to agree though it's the all too familiar woffle coming out of Kean's mouth. He needs to man up and just say the owners simply won't cough up any rupees, he would get more respect that way.
Rye_of_the_Rovers
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Kean Loaned To Yeovil Town (Monday September 15 2014)

Marshall's Premier League Technique (Monday September 15 2014)

Bowyer Delighted With Rovers Character (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic (Saturday September 13 2014)

Brown Still Six-Weeks Away (Friday September 12 2014)

Rovers Could Lose Coach?? (Friday September 12 2014)

The Frustration's Growing (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Cairney Nominated For Championship Award (Thursday September 4 2014)

King Catches The Eye (Thursday September 4 2014)

Earn That Move (Thursday September 4 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Charlton 6 3 3 0 3 12
6. Brentford 6 3 2 1 3 11
7. Millwall 6 3 1 2 1 10
8. Blackburn 6 3 1 2 0 10
9. Reading 6 3 1 2 0 10
10. Derby County 6 2 3 1 4 9
11. Middlesbrough 6 3 0 3 1 9

Breaking League News

Big Game Preview - Huddersfield v Latics
Wigan : 16/09/2014 12:00:00
No Rainbow's End
Bolton : 16/09/2014 11:00:00
RUFC - Tickets Available For Millers Fans Tonight
Rotherham : 16/09/2014 10:43:00
Have Wolves struck a deal for striker?
Wolves : 16/09/2014 10:32:00
New contract motivates Evans
Wolves : 16/09/2014 10:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers v Derby County?
Suggested By:  Walker
Blackburn to win 0%
Derby to win 0%
It'll be a draw 100%