UK time is: 14:11:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers ease through at Claret expense

Blackburn Rovers youth team are through to the FA Youth Cup final after a 2-1 victory at Turf Moor last night that saw us emerge 3-1 winners on aggregate.

Another excellent crowd that just topped the 10,000 mark were on hand to witness another lively encounter with around 1,500 making the trip down the road for the away side's support.

Although goalless at half time the tie livened up with Hugo Fernandez finished with aplomb in the second half to send the away support mental before a quick fire second on the night arrived in the shape of a speculative thirty yard free kick from Blackburn captain Ryan Edwards.

Rovers seemed to be on easy street as with a 3-0 aggregate lead it seemed to be all plain sailing and over bar the shouting at that point but Burnley did manage to peg one bag after an Adam Henley handball led to Steven Hewitt finding a way past Matt Urwin from the spot.

But it was little more than a consolation as Rovers marched through as deserved winners over the course of the tie but credit the Dingles for making it as far as they did given their lack of academy status.

Rovers now lie in wait for the winners of the other semi which is between Manchester United and Chelsea, with Chelsea leading 2-1 from the first leg.

The final will be a two legged affair with details to be confirmed once the other finalists are established.

Well done the Rovers boys. Continuing to honour Jack's legacy.

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:Thursday March 29 2012

Time: 11:56AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Smoothly done lads, could have been a tricky night but applied themselves professionally and firmly.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
29/03/2012 11:58:00

Superb result, and a credit to the club. Well done lads!
rossp2112
Report Abuse
01/04/2012 20:51:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Stats: Derby v Blackburn (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Rovers Preview: Derby (A) (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Ram Raid? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Team News: Derby County v Blackburn (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Blackburn MotM Against Swansea (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Rovers At Home Again (Monday January 26 2015)

No Rhode To Swansea (Monday January 26 2015)

Cardiff City Trip Rearranged (Monday January 26 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dallydally 47
2. roverjoy 18
3. Walker 18
4. Rye of the Rovers 13
5. rover50 13
6. rovers2011 11
7. marshinrover 3
8. Tombo1984 2
9. cboyer 2
10. ptholt 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 27 9 11 7 -2 38
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34

Breaking League News

Holloway Very Happy With Hooiveld
Norwich : 28/01/2015 13:14:00
Reading : 28/01/2015 13:00:00
Billy Mckay - Fee Agreed
Wigan : 28/01/2015 11:03:00
Olsson Transfer Seems Even Further Away
Norwich : 28/01/2015 11:00:00
RUFC - Millwall Tickets On Sale
Rotherham : 28/01/2015 10:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Derby MotM
Suggested By:  
Steele 0%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Kilgallon 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Lowe 0%
Evans 0%
Conway 0%
Cairney 0%
King 0%
Sub:-Brown 0%
Sub:-Rhodes 0%
Sub:- Gestede 0%