UK time is: 12:23:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers could lose Hoilett for a pittance

Rovers could be facing disappointment in the Junior Hoilett contract saga with information coming to light that could see Rovers getting less than 1 million for their star man.

With the likes of Spurs and Liverpool loitering around Hoilett with his contract running out it was assumed that Rovers would lose the Canadian but still pick up a handsome enough fee at the tribunal as he has been nurtured at the club since he was 13.

But if Hoilett elects for a move to mainland Europe with the likes Bayern Munich interested then the fee could be a lot less with different rules for compensation set over in Germany.

The Daily Mail has clarified - 'The rules of the governing body state that clubs are only entitled to 90,000 Euros for each year they have trained a departing player under the age of 23. And as Hoilett has been at Blackburn for nine years, his fee would equate to 810,000 Euros.'

The club for some reason are still confident they can get Junior to sign a new deal at Rovers, no explanation as to the reasoning behind this as there likely isn't any.

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 February 8 2012

Time: 11:20AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I am sure it will not make much difference to the fans but it does lose the club money even if Venky's are still here...
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
08/02/2012 11:22:00

Can we have him at SPURS?
spu 4 life
Report Abuse
08/02/2012 12:23:00

I'd rather he went like that than the club get a massive fee for him only to see it *****ed away like the Jones money was.
Stubbs
Report Abuse
08/02/2012 12:59:00

More poor decision making by the owners.... will they ever learn. Probably not.
Waggy Waggy Wagstaff
Report Abuse
08/02/2012 16:17:00

Shame it has come to this as 18 months he go he was all set to sign a new deal and the player wanted it to... now the player has the power (again).
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
08/02/2012 18:05:00

Unbelievable. Well, actually, no. Not at all unbelievable. Far too familiar a tale. Another almighty mess.
rossp2112
Report Abuse
10/02/2012 19:36:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Preview: AFC Bournemouth (A) (Saturday February 28 2015)

Bournemouth v Blackburn (Team News) (Friday February 27 2015)

No Cherry Picking For King (Thursday February 26 2015)

Jason Does Enough To Steele It (Thursday February 26 2015)

Blackburn 1-2 Norwich (Champ) (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Norwich (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Rovers Preview: Norwich (H) (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Blackburn v Norwich (Team News) (Tuesday February 24 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Brentford 33 18 4 11 10 58
8. Wolves 33 15 9 9 6 54
9. Forest 33 12 11 10 5 47
10. Blackburn 33 11 11 11 -1 44
11. Sheff Wed 33 10 13 10 -4 43
12. Huddersfield 33 11 9 13 -9 42
13. Cardiff 33 10 11 12 -5 41

Breaking League News

Preview: Birmingham City v Brentford
Birmingham : 28/02/2015 12:03:00
Norwich v Ipswich - The Facts
Norwich : 28/02/2015 12:00:00
Brentford- We Are Going Up?
Brentford : 28/02/2015 11:07:00
Blackpool v Latics - Big Game Preview
Wigan : 28/02/2015 10:16:00
Chambers Will Give It Large To The Away End
Norwich : 28/02/2015 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bournemouth v Blackburn
Suggested By:  Rovers Admin
Blackburn win 18%
Bournemouth win 66%
Draw 16%