Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Junior... Name of the week!

Junior... Name of the week!

Striker Edinho Junior has apparently done enough to impress Steve Kean he is worth a contract at Blackburn Rovers.

The Brazillian born 18-year-old, who currently plays for Portuguese side Olhanense, has only been at the club for less then a week. However he impressed in brief glimpses as substitute against Fleetwood Town and Accrington Stanley. Most notably against the latter, hitting the post with a superb shot, with the last kick of the game.

Reports in Portugal, have reported that he has been offered a 2 year deal, and the signing of the deal is imminent.

A work permit will not be a issue as he currently holds a Portuguese (European) passport.

It should be noted, that football runs in the family, with his father, also 'Edinho' having spells in England and Scotland in the past with Bradford City and Dunfermline respectively.

Glasgow Celtic were reported to be closing on the youngsters signing for a fee believed to be in the region of £500,000 in February, with a fee agreed between Celtic and Junior's parent club, and the youngster was seemingly very eager for the move to Britain, but the move evidentally broke down.

The player, has already had 3 extensive trials, 2 with Celtic and 1 with Blackburn Rovers most recently.

Edinho's father, has publically claimed in Portugal that negotiations are well underway for his son to sign for Rovers;

'Olhanense have accepted the offer (from Blackburn) and now he is negotiating the conditions of his salary,' he told A Abola.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Monday July 23 2012
Time: 2:27PM


So when Kean said Junior will be signing in the next 48 hours he was actually right?!
Mikey Delap
23/07/2012 20:59:00
hahaha So Kean has been telling the truth all along, well blow me
24/07/2012 08:38:00
3 year deal. Was close.
25/07/2012 01:20:00
another striker to the ranks, when will we go for a defender?
25/07/2012 17:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Modest Marksman

You'll not find many who haven't been impressed by Armstrong since he came to Blackburn. The on-loan Newcastle forwards goalscoring exploits speak for themselves.

Different Date Same Outcome

International call ups for Leutwiler, Mulgrew and Evans, along with provisional calls for Lenihan and Williams mean the trip to Doncaster has changed, the hoped outcome wouldn't.

Ref Watch - Gillingham v Blackburn Rovers

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Gillingham and Blackburn Rovers this Saturday.

The Lads On Fire

Adam Armstrong took a little time to make his mark at Ewood Park, but when he did the on-loan Newcastle forward, who worked with Tony Mowbray at Coventry, hasn't looked back.

Blackburn Rovers Archived Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackpool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Evans2%
Sub - Conway0%
Sub - Bell2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures

Write for Vital Football