UK time is: 01:25:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

"Bearded Warrior" a doubt for the Reebok

Rovers could be without the services of Gael Givet after the defender suffered an injury setback with a previous hamstring problem coming back to haunt him.

Givet has not been ruled out but he is rated a major doubt.

The good news is that Gael aside, the squad is pretty much good to go... except of course for the treatment room's favourite son Vince Grella.

Rovers boss Steve Kean told rovers.co.uk - 'We've only one slight problem from last week and that is that Gael Givet has irritated a hamstring injury that he's had previously so he's going to be touch and go.

'He was just warming up at half time on Tuesday and just felt a bit of a tightness so we'll see how that responds today.'

'Gael can obviously play at left back and centre back so that obviously leaves us a bit thin, but we'll adapt,' added Kean.

'I think Grant Hanley and Scott Dann are proving to be an excellent partnership at the moment. We always like to have competition for places so we hope Gael can shake off the injury but if not then Grant and Scott will play.

'I think the understanding that they've got really helps the fact that we've got back-to-back clean sheets and consistent play and confidence in the side.

'The back four and the goalkeeper are playing well at the moment.'



(Click to play.)

THE VIDEO PLAYER TO YOUR RIGHT NOW AUTOMATICALLY PLAYS SOUND, HOWEVER IF YOU MUTE IT THIS REMAINS THE CASE DURING THAT SESSION OF BROWSING!

UK Only

The Rovers squad for tomorrow looks to be - Robinson, Lowe, Dann, Hanley, Martin Olsson, Formica, Nzonzi, Pedersen, Marcus Olsson, Hoilett, Yakubu, Bunn, Givet, Dunn, Modeste, Petrovic, Orr, Rochina, Goodwillie, Vukcevic, Henley.




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:Friday March 23 2012

Time: 11:05AM

Your Comments

I've personally been impressed with Dann/Hanley the last few games so his absence (hopefully) won't cause too many problems...
Mikey Delap
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Spurr Blow For Rovers (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Blackpool: As Expected (Monday August 18 2014)

Bowyer Delighted With Win (Monday August 18 2014)

Gone But Never Forgotten (Sunday August 17 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday August 16 2014)

Rovers head to the seaside (Saturday August 16 2014)

Bouncing Back (Friday August 15 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 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
12. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4
13. Derby County 3 1 1 1 0 4
14. Blackburn 3 1 1 1 -1 4
15. Birmingham 3 1 1 1 -1 4
16. Brighton 3 1 0 2 0 3
17. Wolves 2 1 0 1 0 3

Breaking League News

Burnley Submit 5 Million Bid For James McArthur
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:39:00
Cardiff 1 Latics 0 - Missed Chances
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:15:00
Wolves : 20/08/2014 22:31:00
Rams Fall To First Defeat
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:11:00
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Norwich City?
Suggested By:  Walker
Robinson 0%
Lowe 0%
Olsson 0%
Evans 0%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Cairney 0%
Williamson (off 89) 0%
Gestede 0%
Rhodes (off 64) 0%
Conway (off 81) 0%
Substitute: King (on 64) 0%
Substitute: Marshall (on 81) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 89) 0%