Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Berg insists it's not the end for Robbo

Berg insists it's not the end for Robbo

Rovers manager Henning Berg has insisted that dropping his number one goalkeeper does not mean the end for him.

Paul Robinson missed his first Rovers game in nearly a year in the 2-0 defeat to Blackpool, with Jake Kean being given a shock start in his place.

And after a recent unsuccessful chase for former hero Brad Friedel, you could be forgiven for thinking that the former Spurs and Leeds shot stopper could be on his way out of Ewood Park.

But Berg has claimed that is not the case.

Berg told the Lancashire Telegraph - "(His demotion to the bench) It was purely a footballing decision.

"Paul has been playing through the season. It was a tight decision, a difficult one to make.

"Jake has not played too much but I have seen him training and with the results we have had, given him a chance, and maybe that could make a difference.

Berg stated that he thought Kean had a solid enough game and couldn't lay the blame for the goals at his door.

"In the end I thought he had a decent game,' he said.

"I couldn`t complain about the goals, he couldn`t do much about them and, apart from that, he didn`t have too much to do.

"They had a free kick and a cross or two but they didn`t put him under that much pressure.

"He (Robinson) is always going to be disappointed. I would be surprised if he wasn`t, that is natural.

"Of course he was disappointed but that is the game of football.

"Most definitely it is not the end for him. We need all our goalkeepers.

"He has been playing every game up until this game. Jake played this game and we will see who plays the next one."

What do we think? The right call to drop Robbo?



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday December 17 2012
Time: 10:16AM

Comments

0
Nothing wrong with a bit of a shake up. Lets hope Robbo realises more effort is required.
rhodie110961
17/12/2012 11:01:00
0
He's certainly not been in the greatest of form recently - save for Burnley. But is getting rid the answer?
Mikey Delap
18/12/2012 10:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Vital View - Middlesbrough 1-1 Blackburn

A win was denied Blackburn, which would have made it three successive defeats for Middlesbrough, by an equaliser from striker David Nugent 11-minutes from time.

Stats: Middlesbrough v Blackburn

All the stats from Middlesbrough (1) vs (1) Blackburn, Riverside Stadium, 6/2/16 Att: 26,244

Blackburn Fifth Round Tie On TV

Blackburn Rovers' hosting of West Ham United or Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA Cup has been selected for the live screening treatment.

Good Luck JR

Hopefully this luck and goals a plenty to help Middlesbrough to promotion into the Premier League will began after Blackburn Rovers go to The Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon!!

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Profile
VitalRovers
Profile
Mikey Delap
Profile
Sasman!
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele2%
Marshall0%
Ward16%
Hanley0%
Spurr0%
Lenihan0%
Evans0%
Akpan0%
Jordi Gomez66%
Graham8%
Watt8%
Sub - Jackson0%
Sub - Bennett0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 12:30PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker11
2.@roverseas6
3.dallydally2