UK time is: 01:52:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Big Sam wants the Yak for survival battle

Sam Allardyce is thought to be looking to raid his old club of top scorer Yakubu, as he tries to keep West Ham in the top flight next season.

The former Rovers boss is looking at a 1 million move for the natural finisher, which would certainly be a bargain.

The Nigerian forward has a relegation release clause in his contract, which would give Rovers no option but to sell if the player wanted to leave.

Yakubu has already attracted interest from the Middle East and Asia after stating that he did not want to play Championship football, but it is believed the player would favour a move back to the English top flight.

It seems inevitable then, that Yak will be leaving Ewood this summer, and 'feed the yak and he will score' will no longer be sung by the Rovers faithful..

As to where he will be going, nobody can be certain, but West Ham is certainly a possibility.

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: Joe Ainscough Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 14 2012

Time: 3:49PM

Your Comments

I will be really yakked off if this happens...sorry for the pun, but nowt against Bi Sam, I just can't stand West Ham!
Rye_of_the_Rovers
West Ham have loads of strikers - some not premier league class, but good enough for the championship - the Yak is going to go - so lets get two half decent strikers in a swap
freidelno.1
Who ever allowed a 1.5 million release clause to be inserted into his contract wants shooting.
*Dave*
I'm gonna believe that was Steve Kean's idea, Dave...just so I can up my level of hatred for the delusional sycophant by yet another notch.
Rye_of_the_Rovers
this site has gone down big time its so slow to report any blackburn news is there a real rovers fan site i can go to please let me no would like to no wats happen with me club
tubzz
Rye - You still have levels left to go up?! Surely by now you're at a max level of hatred!
Wiggle150
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Marshall aiming for early return (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Millwall set to end Campbell loan (Thursday April 10 2014)

Bowyer delighted with Rovers (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Rovers sweat on midfield options (Friday April 4 2014)

Archived 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
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 12 64
8. Ipswich 42 17 13 12 8 64
9. Bournemouth 42 17 11 14 1 62
10. Blackburn 42 15 15 12 3 60
11. Forest 42 14 17 11 4 59
12. Middlesbrough 42 14 16 12 10 58
13. Watford 41 14 15 12 16 57

Breaking League News

Gibbs - Leeds looking to end season on a high
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 21:19:00
Holden Appreciates His Support
Bolton : 16/04/2014 21:04:00
LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 20:36:00
Former loanee a free agent following City exit
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:28:00
DRFC Young striker returns to Rovers
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:17:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Derby County - History
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:10:00
DRFC Hooper in charge of Derby clash
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Robbo for England? (again)
Suggested By:  VB Admin
Yes, as back up - why not? 55%
No, his time has been and gone 45%