Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Mark Hughes agrees with us!

Mark Hughes agrees with us!

Following Blackburn Rovers' 2-2 draw in Austria with FC Salzburg in the first round first leg of the UEFA Cup we hear at Vital Blackburn ran a poll. Mark Hughes' recent comments have echoed what we felt all along!

Following that 2-2 draw on Thursday 14th September a poll inspired by roversman was posted which asked, "will Salzburg act as a "catalyst" on Rovers' season?" To which a massive 72% felt it would! 48% of that amount felt the goals and result were needed, with the other 24% thinking they would then go on to beat Manchester City which they did 4-2!

Rovers boss Mark Hughes has now echoed thoughts that we had all along by saying he fells that the UEFA Cup aggregate victory over Salzburg, especially that 2-2 draw helped shape an otherwise rocky start to the 2006-2007 campaign. Hughes said:

"We went out to Salzburg and were really positive, we put in a good performance and got a decent result and that form filtered through to our league form.

"We are playing very well and I've been as pleased with the level of performance as I have been with the results.

"We've been really positive, got the ball down and passed it around - like we did at Anfield - and I think our form is as good as we could have hoped for going into the UEFA Cup game.

"Cup competitions can help your form in the league and hopefully that'll be the case with Europe as well.

"We've got points on the board in the Premier League and we've got to the group stages of the UEFA Cup which is also important this year because we want to progress in Europe. It will help the development of the team."

So there you have it once again Vital Blackburn and its viewers have hit the nail right on the head!

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:Thursday October 19 2006
Time: 8:35AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
do you think you guys have a good chance in the UEFA cup then ??
dazednconfuzed
19/10/2006 09:18:00
0
We have as much as everyone else Dazed.... If Middlesboro can reach the Final ( no offense to the team there, but they had a certain amount of luck with the teams they met on the way ) but Blackburn are a better footballing team so providing on the luck of the draw this time we should get a run going of good form then dosnt matter who u meet!!
Clint
19/10/2006 09:38:00
0
I think we play football the right way and with plenty of speed. This is why we pvercame Salzburg with relative ease. So I feel we have a chance to progress in the competition. It will be very hard to win and we will need a lot of luck
roversman
19/10/2006 09:48:00
0
oh you always need luck roversman, I really agree with the fact that on any given day Blackburn are one of the better footballing teams in the league, playing with 2 out and out wingers!! on the other side they can grind out results as well, getting hard to beat arent they?!
Clint
19/10/2006 10:03:00
0
So long as the draw is kind to us, and we have that luck that we all agree we need as we do play some SUPERB football I can't see why Rovers can't win the UEFA Cup! Had Boro played better in the final last season they could have won it, and who would have thought that! I think Rovers are a better footballing side than they are.
Hughes Da Man
19/10/2006 12:17:00
0
of cause i think we can win it or atleast get into the semi's ?
marshinrover
19/10/2006 19:08:00
0
The semi-finals would be great and it certainly is possible.
Hughes Da Man
22/10/2006 11:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Vital Pre-Match - Championship, 1st October

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this weekend, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Evans Gets Northern Ireland Call (30/9/16)

Corry Evans has been called up by Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill for the coming international break.

Greer Gets Scotland Call (30/9/16)

Gordon Greer has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham v Blackburn
Suggested By:
Blackburn win0%
Birmingham win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 10 6 2 2 20 5
3 Newcastle 10 6 1 3 19 11
4 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
5 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
6 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
7 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
8 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
9 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker5
2.ukabbdav1
3.hmibennett1