Blackburn Rovers - Rhodes pulled from Scotland squad
UK time is: 19:25:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rhodes pulled from Scotland squad

Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes has been withdrawn from the Scotland squad ahead of their upcoming fixtures due to a groin injury.

Rhodes, who has been in fine form for his club side in recent months, was tipped to lead the line this week due to injuries to other strikers in the Scotland squad but will instead have to miss out.

Scotland assistant boss Mark McGhee told Sky Sports, 'Jordan (being out) is a real blow. The manager feels a little bit frustrated that he's not been able to give Jordan a real opportunity.

'Jordan might have got that chance this time around and now he's out. That's a shame, we would have liked Jordan here but these things happen.'

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has recently been sceptical towards Rhodes' ability to lead the line for his country despite a fine goalscoring record in the Championship.

Hopefully it is just one of those 'injuries' that ruled Ryan Giggs out of many a international.

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:Thursday October 10 2013

Time: 8:33PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Injury or "injury"? Hopefully the latter.
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
10/10/2013 20:35:00

You have to wonder what is going on in the Scottish camp with Rhodes. You either choose a player or you don`t. Can`t figure out why they keep bringing Rhodes into the fold then not playing him. I understand if they want to play a way that he is not suited for, but this injury story whenever they play a game will eventually give the player a bad name. Saying that, I hope he isn`t injured.
Report Abuse
11/10/2013 10:14:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Bolton On Sky & Reading Change (Friday October 9 2015)

Bowyer - Award Is Richly Deserved (Friday October 9 2015)

Rhodes In Team Of The Week (Monday October 5 2015)

Another Spell Out For Brown!! (Monday October 5 2015)

Bowyer: An Unbelievable Performance (Monday October 5 2015)

Vital Report - Blackburn 2-0 Ipswich (Sunday October 4 2015)

Bowyer On Ipswich Win (Sunday October 4 2015)

Video - Ipswich Highlights (Sunday October 4 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)

Latest Results
Blackburn 2 - 0 Ipswich
Hull City 1 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 0 Charlton
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Blackburn
Fulham 2 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 0 - 0 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Ipswich 10 4 3 3 -2 15
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Is It In Mick We Trust?
Ipswich : 13/10/2015 17:48:00
Duo Head To Rodney Parade
Cardiff : 13/10/2015 16:42:00
Martin Gets First Goal, Ireland Settle For Play-Offs
Derby County : 13/10/2015 15:15:00
Owls Keeping Coach Rhodes on Wildsmith`s England U21 Call Up
Sheff Wed : 13/10/2015 15:09:00
RUFC - Twenty's Plenty‏ - Further Article
Rotherham : 13/10/2015 14:16:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Steele 0%
Henley 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 5%
Marshall 0%
Evans 15%
Akpan 20%
Conway 5%
Lawrence 10%
Rhodes 45%
Sub - Williamson 0%