Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Nonda A Coup For Blackburn

Nonda A Coup For Blackburn

Mark Hughes has been unable to hide his delight at the capture of Shabani Nonda on a season-long loan from Italian outfit Roma, saying Nonda is a real coup for the club.

The Dominique Republic of Congo International striker arrived on loan from Roma on deadline day and will be hoping he can impress enough to turn his loan into a permanent move come June next year, Hughes himself is in no doubt that Nonda has what it takes:

"To be able to bring Shabani Nonda in is a real coup and I'm really looking forward to working with him and seeing how he supplements the other forwards we have here."

Some Rovers fans may have doubt over Nonda`s fitness, injury problems like the horrific injury he picked up whilst playing for Monaco Click Here plus injury concerns during his time in Italy have been put to bed by Hughes. No one however can doubt Nonda's goalscoring prowess as 128 goals in 269 career games is nothing to be scoffed at. Hughes also said:

"He has a great pedigree, having averaged a goal a game during his career and has been transferred for significant amounts of money between major clubs."

"His last year or so has included a couple of injuries but he's fit and well now. He had an extensive medical and came through it with flying colours."

"He's a player of undoubted experience who first impressed me many years ago and he has a great physical presence."

The fans won't have long to wait before they can start judging Nonda, who is certain to be part of the squad travelling to Sheffield United on Saturday although it is highly likely he will begin his Rovers career on the bench.

CLICK HERE - For Why You Should Sign Up To Vital Blackburn

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Wednesday September 6 2006
Time: 9:01AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I for one look forward to seeing Shabani Nonda, has a great record with some good clubs so I'm sure he'll do well.
Hughes Da Man
06/09/2006 09:07:00
0
I was a tad disappointed with his signing to begin with, but following some research into him, I can't help but feel excited about what he has to offer. He will provide more competition for our front pairing and like you say Hughes Da Man, he has an outsanding goalscoring pedigree. PLus I trust Hughes and his judgement.
roversman
06/09/2006 10:49:00
0
I have to admit I'd heard of him, but that was about it, but like yourself once I knew of interest I looked into his history more, a goal almost every other game at any level is fantastic isn't it, plus you don't cost around £15m if you aren't something special. Hughes could have unearthed another gem here in the Nelsen mould?
Hughes Da Man
06/09/2006 12:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Disappointed Bennett Out To Impress

Bennett said it was a 'no-brainer' to sign for Blackburn in part due to the previous he had with Lambert at Norwich so the former Aston Villa boss resigning left him disappointed.

Pre-Season Plans Almost Finalised

Blackburn have now confirmed five friendlies (Bury, Morecambe, Rochdale & Blackpool) as well as an Austrian training camp (SV Ried will be played). All we now need is a boss!

Now Bradford Boss Is Mentioned!

Phil Parkinson has done a fine job with Bradford on the face of it with this seeing him linked with Blackburn and our rivals Bolton, with Derby and Nottingham Forest also mentioned.

Now Manchester United Coach Is Linked!

The latest name being touted as Paul Lambert's possible replacement is Manchester United's U21 coach Warren Joyce with a request for permission to speak him being 'considered?'

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele12%
Marshall6%
Duffy1%
Hanley3%
Kilgallon8%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham55%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans1%
Sub - Jackson3%
Sub - Conway1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker7
2.dallydally6
3.mobyduck5
4.@roverseas4
5.tonys1