Blackburn Rovers - Rovers left licking wounds
UK time is: 22:27:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rovers left licking wounds

Rovers were left counting the cost of defeat, after succumbing to a more energetic Nottingham Forest side on Saturday.

A 4-1 score may have flattered the home side, but victory did not and to further compound the disappointment the club are waiting on news of Scott Dann's altercation with Darius Henderson near the end of the game which saw Rovers play out the remaining minutes with 10 men.

"We had a situation where we lost Scott to what looked like a nasty challenge and we are going to have a look at that again,' Bowyer told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"We are a little bit concerned about Scott and that`s why we will get him checked out. We felt at the time it wasn`t a particularly pleasant challenge.

"But we`ll have a look at it again and then if we need to make a further comment we shall do so."

Rovers were hardly enamored with the referee before the Dann incident with Darren Deadman awarding what looked the softest of penalties against Grant Hanley in the first half which opened the scoring account for the afternoon.

But Bowyer was not overly concerned with the performance of his troops, despit acknowledging the defending left a lot to be desired at times.

Bowyer added - "The scoreline may give some people the opportunity to go overboard. But the people that were here and who give an honest reflection on the game would say we did all right in certain areas.

"It`s just that it all hinged on that first decision from the referee."

Rovers are next in action on Saturday afternoon, as they face Derby at Ewood Park.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 20 2014

Time: 10:47AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Lambert: We Did Enough To Win The Game (Monday November 30 2015)

O'Sullivan Decision Explained (Monday November 30 2015)

Lambert On Sheffield Wednesday Draw (Saturday November 28 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Sheff Wed (Saturday November 28 2015)

Rovers Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (H) (Saturday November 28 2015)

Platt Pens Professional Rovers Deal (Saturday November 28 2015)

Duo Impressed By The Backing! (Friday November 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
11. Brentford 18 7 4 7 -1 25
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

5 big decisions Clarke is facing ahead of Thursdays game
Reading : 30/11/2015 22:20:01
Karanka warns of danger
Middlesbrough : 30/11/2015 21:43:00
Boro have no fear
Middlesbrough : 30/11/2015 21:39:01
Vital MotM v. Hull City - Jacob Butterfield
Derby County : 30/11/2015 21:39:00
Brentford : 30/11/2015 21:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Steele 0%
Henley 0%
Duffy 0%
Hanley 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Evans 0%
Akpan 50%
Conway 0%
Taylor 0%
Rhodes 0%
Sub - Guthrie 50%
Sub - Henry 0%
Sub - Lawrence 0%