UK time is: 00:29:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers poised to sign Eastwood

Rovers are set to sign Simon Eastwood from Portsmouth after rejecting the chance to remain at Fratton Park.

Eastwood was believed to be the ultimate first choice to take up his position between the stick at League Two Pompey but has snubbed them after initially verbally agreeing to remain at the club for another season.

The Chichester Observer has reported Pompey manager Guy Whittingham as saying - 'It`s disappointing because we had agreed a deal with Eastie and were just waiting for him to come back from holiday to sign everything.

'But he had an offer from a Championship club and felt it was better for him, so we move on.

'It has been on, off, on, off with him and now he has gone elsewhere. That`s the way it goes.

'When this came up with Eastie it was something that happened towards the end of last week, so we had already started to think about other options.

'Good luck to him. He`s a great lad and I hope he has made the right decision for his career.`

The paper is also speculating that John Keeley helped persuade Eastwood to swap South Coast for North West. He will likely play back up to Jake Kean next season.




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: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 15 2013

Time: 10:35AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
good luck to him, don't expect to much from him though! not a very confident keeper, does'nt come for cross's not to bothered he's gone still i suppose blackburn know what they are doing.PUP
nobby1954
Report Abuse
15/05/2013 11:17:00

Reviews do seem a bit mixed on him for one reason or another, but he is only young I guess.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
15/05/2013 11:25:00

His career shows ups and down and mostly in Yorkshire. Last summer he moved from FC Halifax to Bradford PA!!
eastneydave
Report Abuse
15/05/2013 13:50:00

It'll do him some good ducking over to the Red Rose for a year or so ;)
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
15/05/2013 18:18:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Stats: Blackburn v Fulham (Saturday January 31 2015)

Rovers Preview: Fulham (H) (Saturday January 31 2015)

Rovers Secure Spearing (Saturday January 31 2015)

Stick or twist (Friday January 30 2015)

Team News: Blackburn v Fulham (Friday January 30 2015)

Rovers Revival Must Start Saturday! (Friday January 30 2015)

Bowyer Finally Gets Spearing?? (Friday January 30 2015)

Blackburn MotM Against Derby (Friday January 30 2015)

An Odd Decision!! (Thursday January 29 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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Watford 28 14 5 9 23 47
7. Wolves 28 12 9 7 -2 45
8. Norwich 28 12 8 8 16 44
9. Blackburn 28 10 9 9 0 39
10. Sheff Wed 28 9 11 8 -4 38
11. Birmingham 28 9 10 9 -8 37
12. Forest 28 8 10 10 -3 34

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 31/01/2015 23:16:00
RUFC -Hall Becomes A Hatter
Rotherham : 31/01/2015 22:58:00
Millers Earn A Point At The Valley
Rotherham : 31/01/2015 22:36:00
Karanka salutes another win
Middlesbrough : 31/01/2015 21:46:00
Boro sting Bees
Middlesbrough : 31/01/2015 20:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By:  
Steele 0%
Lowe 0%
Hanley 0%
Kilgallon 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Evans 100%
Spearing 0%
Conway 0%
Rhodes 0%
Brown 0%
Sub:-Taylor 0%
Sub:-Cairney 0%