Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Massive Injury Blow for Rovers!

Massive Injury Blow for Rovers!

Blackburn Rovers have been hit with the crushing news that Steven Reid will be out for another four months due to his back injury.

The 25-year-old Republic of Ireland International has not featured for Rovers since the defeat to Chelsea at Ewood Park at the end of August, having picked up an injury whilst on International duty with Ireland a week later.

After a second scan it has been revealed that he has a stress fracture of the back so we can't expect to see him turning out again for Rovers again until at least February. Early fears that Reid could indeed miss this remainder of the 2006-2007 season may yet be a reality?

This will be a massive blow not only to the player himself and Mark Hughes but all connected to Rovers as Reid played such a prominent role in last seasons successful sixth placed finish in the Premiership. His quality and experience were thought to be vital again this term as Rovers look to push on from last season and mount a serious assault on the UEFA Cup.

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


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Tuesday October 17 2006
Time: 12:46PM

Comments

0
it's not good news! reidy is one of our key midfielders, lucky for us Bentley and Savage seem to have a rich seam of form, but rediy will be missed,
Ex Ewood Resident
17/10/2006 13:21:00
0
its a blow for the player, he was playing very well before the injury. I just wish him all the best for the months ahead.
Clint
17/10/2006 14:34:00
0
4 months !!! that will be bad , but with Savage and Bentley you will cope I am sure ... lets hope you do not get another injury !
dazednconfuzed
17/10/2006 14:44:00
0
It's such a shame for him - He's been out for pretty much two years before this, and has finally started to show the promise that he has - Only to lose the chance again. Poor bloke deserves a break.
Head Rover Heels
17/10/2006 15:27:00
0
If reid is gone than the beuty of football in Blackburn's performance is gone. Bentley and savage will have all the pressure on their back now.
Roversguy
17/10/2006 15:49:00
0
That is unlucky, he is class.
wei, wu and shu
17/10/2006 16:21:00
0
This is undoubtedly a huge blow for both Rovers and Reid! Also these are the kind of injuries that have a detrimental affect on a player for a while. I just hope he is given the time to recover fully and return to give us a boost down the line.
roversman
17/10/2006 16:59:00
0
I think he may well be out until next season basically, as if he is rushed back he'll be out for FAR longer, worst case scenario if at all! Better to give him the time needed to insure he is still a quality player down the line.
Hughes Da Man
17/10/2006 17:38:00
0
4 months !! maybe Mokoena will take his place or Tugay ?
marshinrover
18/10/2006 16:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Mowbray Happy With 'Positive' & 'Productive' Talks

Mowbray was happy with discussions that took place with Venky's and feels he can finally move forward having met the people he's working for, who will allow him complete control?

Three Rovers Friendlies Confirmed

A trio of testers for Blackburn ahead of the 2017-18 League One season has seen pre-season friendlies against Barrow AFC, Morecambe and Grimsby announced.

Lowe's Emotional Rovers Goodbye

Jason Lowe debuted for Blackburn in an FA Cup tie with QPR in 2011 then made his Premier League debut a week later against Chelsea before he ending the 2010-11 season on loan at Oldham.

Captain Heads Released Rovers List

Blackburn have confirmed the release of eight players following the Championship relegation - captain, and long-serving player, Jason Lowe among them.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Blackburn bounce back?
Suggested By:
Yes, as League One champions43%
Yes, as runners up5%
Yes, via the play-offs5%
No47%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football