UK time is: 15:13:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hughes: Todd is Still in My Plans

Despite the "things have gone stale" claim made by Andy Todd's agent Peter Harrison to Harry Redknapp during the Panorama Investigation Mark Hughes insists Todd still has a future with Blackburn Rovers.

Todd is no stranger to controversy, a training ground incident whilst at Bolton Wanderers which would see him allegedly break the nose of the then Bolton assistant manager Phil Brown would see him unceremoniously booted out... another career would eventually end at Charlton Athletic following another disagreement on the training pitch, and a fight with goalkeeper Dean Kiely.

The alleged Todd comments would have angered Hughes but he says "he is still in my plans," so for the time being the 32-year-old former captain still has a glimmer of hope of a future at Ewood Park, although, and maybe somewhat conveniently in some peoples eyes, he probably won`t feature this week as he's picked up a leg injury in training...

With Harrison and Redknapp facing investigations from the Football Association following the Panorama programme (although I feel as a result purely of their conversation I can't see that Redknapp actually did that much wrong, he only answered Harrison's probing question) Chairman John Williams would have this to say in the Lancashire Evening Telegraph:

"Regarding the Andy Todd situation, we've discussed it at a board meeting and we will now wait and see if we are contacted by The FA or the Premier League, who are now conducting their own inquiries.

"If the relevant authorities believe there has been a breach of the rules, then I'm sure they will get in touch.

"But we don't want to say any more that might prejudice any investigation."

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




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: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 22 2006

Time: 12:47PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Not surprised Hughes said that as Todd is very much his type of player.
sandgroanun
Report Abuse
22/09/2006 16:39:00

I dont know why hughes is saying that maybe because its his type of player but i think todd will make an exit in Jan.
marshinrover
Report Abuse
22/09/2006 16:41:00

it could of just been the agent though wanting his cut in any deal!!
dazza71
Report Abuse
22/09/2006 22:18:00

Harrison didn't come out of the programme with a lot of credit so maybe it is his influence on people but still think Todd maybe isn't quite up to the task at the moment, maybe a spell out of the team will pump him up and be just what he needs?
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
23/09/2006 00:05:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Lenihan Recalled (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Defender Departs (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Duffy's Rovers Season Over (Monday March 2 2015)

Bowyer: The Players Were Spot On (Monday March 2 2015)

Bournemouth 0-0 Blackburn (Champ) (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Bournemouth v Blackburn (Saturday February 28 2015)

Rovers Preview: AFC Bournemouth (A) (Saturday February 28 2015)

Bournemouth v Blackburn (Team News) (Friday February 27 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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wolves 35 16 9 10 6 57
9. Forest 35 13 11 11 7 50
10. Sheff Wed 34 11 13 10 -2 46
11. Blackburn 34 11 12 11 -1 45
12. Charlton 35 10 15 10 -5 45
13. Cardiff 35 11 11 13 -4 44
14. Birmingham 34 10 12 12 -11 42

Breaking League News

Boss hails 'massive' equaliser
Reading : 04/03/2015 15:00:01
Lenihan Recalled
Blackburn : 04/03/2015 15:00:00
Freedman's Fatigued Forest?
Forest : 04/03/2015 14:57:01
Defender Departs
Blackburn : 04/03/2015 14:51:01
Sheffield Wednesday v Blackburn (Team News)
Blackburn : 04/03/2015 14:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sheffield Wednesday v Blackburn
Suggested By:  Rovers Admin
Blackburn win 34%
Sheffield Wednesday win 33%
Draw 33%